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Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Southern Lea County-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ward-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad,
Carlsbad Caverns NP, Eunice, Jal, Van Horn, Pecos, Mentone,
Kermit, Monahans, Alpine, Fort Davis, Fort Stockton, Presidio,
Marfa, Big Bend NP, Marathon, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
317 AM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018 /217 AM MDT Fri Jun 22 2018/
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING...
* TEMPERATURES...105 to 112 in the Pecos and Rio Grande River
Valleys and adjacent plains. Around 100 degrees in the
* 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.