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Southern Lea County-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-
Mitchell-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-
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
245 AM CDT Sat Jun 23 2018 /145 AM MDT Sat Jun 23 2018/
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/
THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING...
* TEMPERATURE...105 to 113 degrees in the Pecos River, Permian
Basin and Rio Grande Valley. 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.
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.