348 AM MDT Sat Jul 20 2019 Expiration:
1100 GMT 21 2019
This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Very hot temperatures are in store again today, with triple digits
expected for much of the eastern plains. Highs will be near to above
105 around Tucumcari and Roswell. Avoiding prolonged outdoor
activities and work is recommended. Stay hydrated and take frequent
breaks if needing to work outside.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday
Thunderstorm coverage will increase Sunday, expanding further Monday
and continuing each afternoon through the upcoming week. Storms will
be capable of producing locally heavy rainfall with flash flooding
becoming a concern on and below recent burn scars.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
325 AM MDT Sat Jul 20 2019 Expiration:
1800 GMT 20 2019
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
* LOCATION...Tucumcari and the lowest elevations of Quay County
as well as the Chaves County Plains including Roswell.
* TIMING...This afternoon until the heat subsides by 7 pm.
* TEMPERATURES...Around 105 degrees Saturday afternoon.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Hazardous heat will increase the risk of heat-
related illness including heat exhaustion and heat stroke in
people and animals. Children, the elderly, and people with
chronic ailments are usually the first to suffer from the heat. Abundant
sunshine and a high sun angle may lead to severe sun burn on
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.
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.
Gallegos, NM Weather Warnings, Advisories and Alerts are issued by the National Weather Service.
You may want to see if there are any Special Weather Statements