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WWUS74 KMAF 200833  
NPWMAF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
333 AM CDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON FOR MUCH OF THE CENTRAL PERMIAN  
BASIN AND ALONG THE RIO GRANDE IN THE BIG BEND...  
   
THE COMBINATION OF AN UPPER RIDGE OVER THE AREA
 
A WESTERLY  
DOWN SLOPE WIND... INTENSE SUNSHINE... AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL  
RESULT IN UNSEASONABLY HOT CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA THIS  
AFTERNOON. THIS WILL BE ESPECIALLY TRUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE CENTRAL  
PERMIAN BASIN AND ALONG THE RIO GRANDE IN THE BIG BEND. SLIGHTLY  
COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY.  
 
TXZ061>063-068-069-282-210000-  
/O.NEW.KMAF.HT.Y.0001.190620T1800Z-190621T0000Z/  
ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-CRANE-UPTON-LOWER BREWSTER COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ODESSA, MIDLAND, GARDEN CITY, CRANE,  
MCCAMEY, RANKIN, BIG BEND NP, LAJITAS, AND CASTOLON  
333 AM CDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A HEAT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING.  
 
* TEMPERATURE...105 TO 107 FOR THE CENTRAL PERMIAN BASIN. AROUND  
110 FOR PORTIONS OF THE RIO GRANDE.  
 
* IMPACTS...IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE, AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR  
STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.  
 
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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