Sandia/Manzano Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:30 AM MDT Jun. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
7 PM MDT this evening...

* location... northwest plateau and highlands; far northwest
highlands; west Central Plateau, mountains and highlands;
central, southwest and chuska mountains; San Francisco and lower
Chama river valleys; Santa Fe Metro area; the lower and middle
Rio Grande Valley including albuquerque; and the Chaves County

* Timing... this afternoon and evening.

* Temperatures... lower elevation highs varying around 100 to 105
degrees, except around 105 to 110 degrees across the Chaves
County plains. Highs mainly in the mid 90s in the mountains,
with some cooler readings over the highest terrain.

* Local impacts... very hot temperatures with low relative
humidity will increase the risk for dehydration and heat
related illnesses. Limit your exposure to the sun and shift
timing of outdoor activities to the morning and late evening
hours. Pets and livestock will also be impacted by these very
hot temperatures.

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.


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