466  
WWUS74 KAMA 192116  
NPWAMA  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX  
416 PM CDT MON AUG 19 2019  
 
TXZ317-200100-  
/O.CON.KAMA.HT.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-190820T0100Z/  
PALO DURO CANYON-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF PALO DURO CANYON  
416 PM CDT MON AUG 19 2019  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* TEMPERATURES...HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 105 TO 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED  
THIS AFTERNOON AT PALO DURO CANYON STATE PARK.  
 
* IMPACTS...CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC  
AILMENTS ARE USUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. HEAT  
RELATED ILLNESS AND DEHYDRATION WILL ALSO BE MORE LIKELY FOR  
THOSE DOING STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OUTDOORS. HEAT EXHAUSTION...  
CRAMPS OR...IN EXTREME CASES...HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT FROM  
PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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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