Areas Affected: Andrews; Central Brewster County; Chinati Mountains; Chisos Basin; Crane; Davis Mountains; Davis Mountains Foothills; Dawson; Eastern Culberson County; Ector; Gaines; Glasscock; Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet; Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains; Howard; Loving; Marfa Plateau; Martin; Midland; Pecos; Presidio Valley; Reagan; Reeves County Plains; Terrell; Upton; Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor; Ward; Winkler
...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES TODAY AND SUNDAY... The recent very hot conditions will continue across West Texas and Southeast New Mexico through at least Sunday. Temperatures across much of the region will warm to 101-105F each afternoon... with temperatures of 104 to 107 along the Pecos River Valley... and 104 to 111 along the Rio Grande. The Northeast Permian Basin and portions of the Rio Grande are expected to reach Heat Advisory conditions this afternoon with nearby areas approaching it. A slow decrease in temperatures is expected to begin Monday. Those that will be outside this weekend should be prepared for the heat. Drink plenty of water... take frequent breaks in the shade or air conditioning... and wear sunscreen. The signs of heat exhaustion are dizziness... nausea... cramps... rapid but weak pulse... cool pale skin... and excessive sweating. Additionally... never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle. Temperatures can reach deadly levels in a short amount of time. Look before you lock!
Areas Affected: Central Lea County; Eddy County Plains; Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County; Northern Lea County; Southern Lea County
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