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High heat to continue across area through at least Thursday, June 5

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa Nm
625 Am Mdt Tue Jun 3 2014


Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands Of The Bootheel-
Uplands Of The Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Including The Cities Of...Gila Hot Springs...Buckhorn...
Mule Creek...Cliff...Silver City...Lake Roberts...Kingston...
Fort Bayard...Mimbres...Faywood...Hurley...Grant County Airport...
Lordsburg...Redrock...Virden...Animas...Hachita...
Antelope Wells...Cloverdale...Deming...Columbus...Hillsboro...
Winston...Truth Or Consequences...Derry...Spaceport...Garfield...
Hatch...Radium Springs...Las Cruces...Vado...Sunland Park...
Alamogordo...Tularosa...White Sands Monument...Orogrande...
White Sands Range Headquarters...Chaparral...Mescalero...
Mountain Park...Timberon...Cloudcroft...Sunspot...Apache Summit...
Mayhill...Sacramento...Pinon...Crow Flats...Hueco Tanks...
Loma Linda...Dell City...Cornudas...Salt Flat...Sierra Blanca
625 Am Mdt Tue Jun 3 2014

...Record Breaking High Temperatures Expected For Much Of The
Borderland Monday Through At Least Thursday...

A Strong Upper Level High Will Continue To Allow Temperatures To
Reach Or Exceed The Century Mark Over Most Of The Lowland Deserts
Over The Next Several Days With The Mountains Reaching The 80'S And
90'S. Fortunately Most Rural Areas And Mountains Will Cool Back Into
The 50'S...60'S And Lower 70'S At Night...Providing Several Hours Of
Relief From The Heat.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

The Hot Temperatures 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. Never Leave Children Or Pets In A Closed
Vehicle...To Do So May Be Fatal In This Heat.

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 And A Hat When
Possible And Drink Plenty Of Water. Avoid Alcoholic Beverages. Avoid
Sunburn By Using Sunscreen If Possible.

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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