heat advisory sc and area thru071520Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Hillsboro, and Winston
519 AM MDT Sat Jul 11 2020


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

* WHERE...Southern New Mexico and Far West Texas below 6,000 feet

* WHEN...Until 6 AM MDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This extended period of dangerous heat will
last through Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, with
temperatures slowly dropping Wednesday through Friday.


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.