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NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
401 PM CDT Thu Jun 21 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE
PECOS RIVER...

.A strengthening upper ridge and drier airmass will result in
strong heating across the area Friday into the weekend. Take your
heat precautions if you plan to be outside.

NMZ027-028-034-TXZ057>060-067-074-075-079>081-258-221115-

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
401 PM CDT Thu Jun 21 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT TO 8 PM CDT
FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...105 to 112 in the Pecos and Rio Grande River
Valleys and adjacent plains. Around 100 degrees in the
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.

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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FGUS84 KMAF 211343
RVSMAF
TXC043-377-221342-
Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
843 AM CDT Thu Jun 21 2018


Below are the latest Rio Grande stages and forecasts (feet):

Bf Fld Observed Forecast
Location Stg Stg Stage Day Time Fri Sat Sun Mon
7AM 7AM 7AM 7AM
Presidio 5SE 8.0 9.0 2.2 Thu 8 AM 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
Boquillas-Rio 12.0 13.0 2.7 Thu 8 AM 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.8

Below are the latest Rio Grande stages and forecasts (meters):

Bf Fld Observed Forecast
Location Stg Stg Stage Day Time Fri Sat Sun Mon
7AM 7AM 7AM 7AM
Presidio 5SE 2.4 2.7 0.7 Thu 8 AM 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Boquillas-Rio 3.7 4.0 0.8 Thu 8 AM 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9







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