Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 1:33 PM MDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 8 am MDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a heat advisory, which is in effect until 8 am MDT Monday.

* Temperature... afternoon highs of 103 to 106 degrees, with
overnight low temperatures of 75 to 80 degrees in urban areas.

* Impacts... hot temperatures with little overnight recovery will
put people and animals at greater risk to heat related
illnesses, especially if outside or in non-air conditioned
structures. The heat will also result in higher demand for
utilities such as electricity.

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.

Check on the elderly or other high risk individuals, especially
those who lack air conditioned homes.