Weather Alerts for Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory

Areas Affected:
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County - Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below 7500 Ft - Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range Below 7400 Ft - Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet
Effective: Mon, 6/24 2:35pm Updated: Tue, 6/25 12:31am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 6/24 10:45pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

* WHAT...High temperatures in the mid 90s to 104 today and Tuesday.

* WHERE...El Paso, Pueblo, and Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont

* WHEN...Until 6 PM MDT this evening and from 11 AM to 7 PM MDT

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

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.