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WWUS74 KMAF 231550  
NPWMAF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
1050 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018  
 
...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST  
NEW MEXICO THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
 
.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL RESULT IN ONE MORE DAY OF STRONG  
HEATING ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA THIS AFTERNOON, WITH HIGH  
TEMPERATURES WELL INTO THE TRIPLE DIGITS. THE HEAT COULD  
RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WHO HAVE TO  
BE OUTDOORS. TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM HEAT  
RELATED ILLNESS.  
 
NMZ029-033-TXZ045>048-231700-  
/O.CAN.KMAF.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180724T0100Z/  
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-  
SCURRY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TATUM, HOBBS, LOVINGTON, SEMINOLE,  
LAMESA, GAIL, AND SNYDER  
1050 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018 /950 AM MDT MON JUL 23 2018/  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS CANCELLED THE  
HEAT ADVISORY.  
 
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL STRUGGLE TO SURPASS 102 DEGREES THIS  
AFTERNOON. THEREFORE, THE HEAT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  
 

 
 
NMZ028-034-TXZ050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-079>082-240100-  
/O.CON.KMAF.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180724T0100Z/  
EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-  
MITCHELL-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-  
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-  
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-  
PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ARTESIA, CARLSBAD, CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP,  
EUNICE, JAL, ANDREWS, STANTON, BIG SPRING, COLORADO CITY,  
VAN HORN, PECOS, MENTONE, KERMIT, ODESSA, MIDLAND, GARDEN CITY,  
MONAHANS, CRANE, MCCAMEY, RANKIN, BIG LAKE, ALPINE, FORT DAVIS,  
FORT STOCKTON, PRESIDIO, MARFA, BIG BEND NP, MARATHON, DRYDEN,  
AND SANDERSON  
1050 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018 /950 AM MDT MON JUL 23 2018/  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* TEMPERATURE...95 TO 100 IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DAVIS  
MOUNTAINS, 100 TO 107 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND  
THE PERMIAN BASIN WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR 110 DEGREES ALONG THE  
RIO GRANDE.  
 
* IMPACTS...THIS IS EXPECTED TO BE THE LAST DAY OF OVERLY HOT  
TEMPERATURES WHICH COULD RESULT IN HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES.  
DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR- CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY  
OUT OF THE SUN AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, AND CHECK ON RELATIVES AND  
NEIGHBORS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN A CLOSED VEHICLE AS TEMPERATURES  
INSIDE CAN REACH 140 DEGREES OR MORE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.  
ENSURE OUTDOOR PETS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND SHADE.  
 
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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