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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM  
1129 PM MDT MON AUG 26 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT FOR FAR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHERN  
OTERO COUNTY...  
 
.AFTER RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY WE WILL CONTINUE TO BE  
WARM DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THESE WARM OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES  
COMBINED WITH MONDAY'S RECORD HEAT, WILL POSE A RISK OF HEAT-  
RELATED ILLNESS FOR HEAT SENSITIVE PEOPLE SUCH AS THE ELDERLY OR  
SMALL CHILDREN. HIGH TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY WILL BE ABOUT 10  
DEGREES COOLER THAN MONDAY'S HIGHS AND THERE WILL BE ISOLATED TO  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
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/O.CON.KEPZ.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-190827T1200Z/  
SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-OTERO MESA-WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-  
EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-  
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-  
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-  
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-  
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHAPARRAL, OROGRANDE,  
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS, CROW FLATS, DOWNTOWN EL PASO,  
WEST EL PASO, UPPER VALLEY, EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO, SOCORRO,  
FORT BLISS, HUECO TANKS, LOMA LINDA, CORNUDAS, DELL CITY,  
SALT FLAT, SIERRA BLANCA, FABENS, FORT HANCOCK, TORNILLO,  
AND INDIAN HOT SPRINGS  
1129 PM MDT MON AUG 26 2019  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT TUESDAY
 
 
* TEMPERATURE...OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL DROP ONLY INTO THE UPPER  
70'S.  
 
* IMPACTS...ELDERLY PERSONS, SMALL CHILDREN, AND THOSE WITHOUT  
ADEQUATE COOLING WILL CONTINUE TO BE AT RISK DUE TO THE HEAT.  
 
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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