heat advisory 0709 071120Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Central Tularosa Basin-
Southern Tularosa Basin-Otero Mesa-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Including the cities of Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden,
Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale, Deming, Columbus, Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo,Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, Crow Flats, Hueco Tanks,
Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City, Salt Flat, and Sierra Blanca

813 PM MDT Wed Jul 8 2020


* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions are expected to develop
during the afternoon with temperatures approaching 105 degrees.

* WHERE...The lowlands of southwest and south-central New Mexico
and far west Texas.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Thursday to 6 AM MDT Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This is expected to be the beginning of an
extended period of dangerous heat that could last into early
next week. Additional heat advisories will likely follow in the
coming days that will extend the duration into early next week.


Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
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.