El Paso is officially under a heat advisory due to dangerous and extreme heat.
This heat advisory is expected to last through at least Tuesday of next week.
A heat advisory this long has not been seen since 1994.
Afternoon highs will range anywhere from 105° to 110° through the next 6 days, which means the public is being asked to stay cool and hydrated as much as possible to avoid any heat related illnesses.
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