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Warnings

excessive heat
Buckeye/Avondale, AZ

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Buckeye/Avondale-Cave Creek/New River-Deer Valley-Central Phoenix-
North Phoenix/Glendale-New River Mesa-Scottsdale/Paradise Valley-
East Valley-South Mountain/Ahwatukee-Southeast Valley/Queen Creek-
Tonto Basin-San Carlos-Globe/Miami-Joshua Tree NP East-
Imperial County West-
Including the cities of Avondale, Cashion, Goodyear, Liberty,
Scottsdale, Peoria, Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Mesa, Chandler,
Tempe, Gilbert, Sun Lakes, Queen Creek, Punkin Center,
San Carlos, Peridot, Globe, Miami, Coolidge Springs, Salton City,
Winona, Coyote Wells, Ocotillo, and Plaster City
131 PM MST Tue Jun 19 2018 /131 PM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/
THURSDAY TO 9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/
Thursday to 9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ Friday. The Excessive Heat Watch
is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of the Desert Southwest, including the
Phoenix area, Globe and Miami in Arizona and including Joshua
Tree National Park and Ocotillo in southeast California.


* TEMPERATURE...As high as 110 to 115 degrees across the lower
deserts and as high as the mid to upper 90s across the higher
terrain.

* IMPACTS...Increased potential for heat related illness. Those
working or participating in outdoor activities during the
afternoon hours or those without access to adequate air
conditioning will be most at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars. Drink more water
than usual and avoid alcohol, sugar, and caffeine. When outdoors,
wear light colored clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to keep your
head and body cooler. Take frequent rest breaks in shaded or air
conditioned environments. Public places with air conditioning
include libraries, community centers, government buildings,
malls, and special refuge stations.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illness. Early symptoms
include things such as headache, thirst, and muscle cramps.
Serious symptoms include weakness, skin that is cool to the
touch, fast but weak pulse, nausea, and fainting. Severe symptoms
include hot and red dry skin, fast and strong
Pulse, sweating that has stopped, and unconsciousness. Untreated
heat illness can lead to fatal heat stroke.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

&&

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Gila Bend, AZ

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Yuma-Gila River Valley-Gila Bend-Northwest Pinal County-
Imperial Valley-Chiriaco Summit-Chuckwalla Valley-
Including the cities of Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Ligurta,
Gila Bend, Sentinel, Casa Grande, Cactus Forest, Florence,
Coolidge, El Centro, Calexico, Alamorio, Brawley,
Chiriaco Summit, and Midland
131 PM MST Tue Jun 19 2018 /131 PM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ TO
9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ to
9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ Friday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer
in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of the lower deserts, including El
Centro, Chiriaco Summit and Desert Center in southeast
California and including Yuma and Pinal County in Arizona.


* TEMPERATURE...As high as 110 to 115 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Increased potential for heat related illness. Those
working or participating in outdoor activities during the
afternoon hours or those without access to adequate air
conditioning will be most at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars. Drink more water
than usual and avoid alcohol, sugar, and caffeine. When outdoors,
wear light colored clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to keep your
head and body cooler. Take frequent rest breaks in shaded or air
conditioned environments. Public places with air conditioning
include libraries, community centers, government buildings,
malls, and special refuge stations.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illness. Early symptoms
include things such as headache, thirst, and muscle cramps.
Serious symptoms include weakness, skin that is cool to the
touch, fast but weak pulse, nausea, and fainting. Severe symptoms
include hot and red dry skin, fast and strong
Pulse, sweating that has stopped, and unconsciousness. Untreated
heat illness can lead to fatal heat stroke.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

&&

$$

Northwest Pinal County, AZ

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Yuma-Gila River Valley-Gila Bend-Northwest Pinal County-
Imperial Valley-Chiriaco Summit-Chuckwalla Valley-
Including the cities of Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Ligurta,
Gila Bend, Sentinel, Casa Grande, Cactus Forest, Florence,
Coolidge, El Centro, Calexico, Alamorio, Brawley,
Chiriaco Summit, and Midland
131 PM MST Tue Jun 19 2018 /131 PM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ TO
9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ to
9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ Friday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer
in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of the lower deserts, including El
Centro, Chiriaco Summit and Desert Center in southeast
California and including Yuma and Pinal County in Arizona.


* TEMPERATURE...As high as 110 to 115 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Increased potential for heat related illness. Those
working or participating in outdoor activities during the
afternoon hours or those without access to adequate air
conditioning will be most at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars. Drink more water
than usual and avoid alcohol, sugar, and caffeine. When outdoors,
wear light colored clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to keep your
head and body cooler. Take frequent rest breaks in shaded or air
conditioned environments. Public places with air conditioning
include libraries, community centers, government buildings,
malls, and special refuge stations.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illness. Early symptoms
include things such as headache, thirst, and muscle cramps.
Serious symptoms include weakness, skin that is cool to the
touch, fast but weak pulse, nausea, and fainting. Severe symptoms
include hot and red dry skin, fast and strong
Pulse, sweating that has stopped, and unconsciousness. Untreated
heat illness can lead to fatal heat stroke.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

&&

$$

Yuma, AZ

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Yuma-Gila River Valley-Gila Bend-Northwest Pinal County-
Imperial Valley-Chiriaco Summit-Chuckwalla Valley-
Including the cities of Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Ligurta,
Gila Bend, Sentinel, Casa Grande, Cactus Forest, Florence,
Coolidge, El Centro, Calexico, Alamorio, Brawley,
Chiriaco Summit, and Midland
131 PM MST Tue Jun 19 2018 /131 PM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ TO
9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/ to
9 PM MST /9 PM PDT/ Friday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer
in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of the lower deserts, including El
Centro, Chiriaco Summit and Desert Center in southeast
California and including Yuma and Pinal County in Arizona.


* TEMPERATURE...As high as 110 to 115 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Increased potential for heat related illness. Those
working or participating in outdoor activities during the
afternoon hours or those without access to adequate air
conditioning will be most at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars. Drink more water
than usual and avoid alcohol, sugar, and caffeine. When outdoors,
wear light colored clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to keep your
head and body cooler. Take frequent rest breaks in shaded or air
conditioned environments. Public places with air conditioning
include libraries, community centers, government buildings,
malls, and special refuge stations.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illness. Early symptoms
include things such as headache, thirst, and muscle cramps.
Serious symptoms include weakness, skin that is cool to the
touch, fast but weak pulse, nausea, and fainting. Severe symptoms
include hot and red dry skin, fast and strong
Pulse, sweating that has stopped, and unconsciousness. Untreated
heat illness can lead to fatal heat stroke.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

&&

$$

Watches

excessive heat
Tohono O'odham Nation including Sells, AZ

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Western Pima County-Tohono O'Odham Nation-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail, Picacho Peak State Park,
and Safford
134 PM MST Tue Jun 19 2018

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Excessive heat will result in an increased potential
for heat related illness. Those working or participating in
outdoor activities during the afternoon hours or those without
access to adequate air conditioning will be most at risk.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Pima and Southeast Pinal counties including the
Tucson Metro Area and the Tohono O'Odham Nation. The Upper Gila
River Valley in Graham county including Safford is also in the
watch.

* TEMPERATURES...High temperatures Friday afternoon of 106 to 111
degrees.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a period of extremely hot
temperatures is expected. 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.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends
these additional steps to reduce risk during outdoor work...
schedule 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.

&&

$$


Upper Gila River and Aravaipa Valleys including Clifton/Safford, AZ

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Western Pima County-Tohono O'Odham Nation-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail, Picacho Peak State Park,
and Safford
134 PM MST Tue Jun 19 2018

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Excessive heat will result in an increased potential
for heat related illness. Those working or participating in
outdoor activities during the afternoon hours or those without
access to adequate air conditioning will be most at risk.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Pima and Southeast Pinal counties including the
Tucson Metro Area and the Tohono O'Odham Nation. The Upper Gila
River Valley in Graham county including Safford is also in the
watch.

* TEMPERATURES...High temperatures Friday afternoon of 106 to 111
degrees.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a period of extremely hot
temperatures is expected. 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.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends
these additional steps to reduce risk during outdoor work...
schedule 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.

&&

$$


Western Pima County Including Ajo/Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ

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Western Pima County-Tohono O'Odham Nation-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail, Picacho Peak State Park,
and Safford
134 PM MST Tue Jun 19 2018

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Excessive heat will result in an increased potential
for heat related illness. Those working or participating in
outdoor activities during the afternoon hours or those without
access to adequate air conditioning will be most at risk.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Pima and Southeast Pinal counties including the
Tucson Metro Area and the Tohono O'Odham Nation. The Upper Gila
River Valley in Graham county including Safford is also in the
watch.

* TEMPERATURES...High temperatures Friday afternoon of 106 to 111
degrees.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a period of extremely hot
temperatures is expected. 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.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends
these additional steps to reduce risk during outdoor work...
schedule 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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