Heat advisory issued

Heat advisory issued
MGN Online

POSTED: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 8:38am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 6:29am

The National Weather Service in El Paso/Santa Teresa has issued a heat advisory which is in effect from noon Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday. This means we will experience hot temperatures with little relief at night.

People are urged to use caution if working or playing outdoors. Drivers are also urged to use caution when getting out of their cars, not leaving unattended children or pets behind.

Experts urge to check up on relatives and neighbors, wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.

NWS said 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 911.

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