568  
WWUS74 KMAF 230200  
NPWMAF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
900 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ TO 9 PM CDT  
/8 PM MDT/ SATURDAY FOR SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY AND MOST OF WEST TEXAS...  
 
..A STRENGTHENING UPPER RIDGE AND DRIER AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN  
STRONG HEATING ACROSS THIS WEEKEND. VERY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL  
RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WHO HAVE TO  
BE OUTDOORS. TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM HEAT  
RELATED ILLNESS.  
 
NMZ034-TXZ046>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-074-075-079-081-240200-  
/O.NEW.KMAF.HT.Y.0006.180623T1600Z-180624T0200Z/  
SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-  
MITCHELL-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-  
MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-  
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-BIG BEND AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF EUNICE, JAL, LAMESA, GAIL, SNYDER,  
ANDREWS, STANTON, BIG SPRING, COLORADO CITY, PECOS, MENTONE,  
KERMIT, ODESSA, MIDLAND, GARDEN CITY, MONAHANS, CRANE, MCCAMEY,  
RANKIN, BIG LAKE, ALPINE, FORT DAVIS, FORT STOCKTON, PRESIDIO,  
BIG BEND NP, AND MARATHON  
900 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018 /800 PM MDT FRI JUN 22 2018/  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ TO 9 PM CDT  
/8 PM MDT/ SATURDAY...  
 
* TEMPERATURE...105 TO 113 DEGREES IN THE PECOS RIVER AND RIO  
GRANDE VALLEYS AND ADJACENT PLAINS. 100 TO 104 DEGREES IN THE  
DAVIS AND APACHE MOUNTAINS.  
 
* IMPACTS...A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED AND WILL  
CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK  
PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF  
THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE  
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED  
ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS, IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE.  
WHEN POSSIBLE, RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING  
OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND  
HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN  
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.  
 
TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK, THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY  
AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST  
BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME  
BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT  
STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
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