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Warnings

excessive heat
Aguila Valley, AZ

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Parker Valley-Central La Paz-Aguila Valley-Northwest Valley-
Tonopah Desert-Buckeye/Avondale-Deer Valley-Central Phoenix-
North Phoenix/Glendale-Scottsdale/Paradise Valley-East Valley-
South Mountain/Ahwatukee-Southeast Valley/Queen Creek-
Joshua Tree NP East-Salton Sea-Imperial County West-
Imperial Valley-Chiriaco Summit-Palo Verde Valley-
Chuckwalla Valley-
Including the cities of Parker, Ehrenberg, Brenda, Harcuvar,
Quartzsite, Vicksburg, Vicksburg Junction, Salome, Aguila,
Gladden, Wickenburg, Circle City, Surprise, Wittmann, Beardsley,
Sun City West, Arlington, Hassayampa, Tonopah, Wintersburg,
Avondale, Cashion, Goodyear, Liberty, Peoria, Phoenix,
Paradise Valley, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Gilbert, Sun Lakes,
Queen Creek, Desert Shores, Coolidge Springs, Salton City,
Winona, Coyote Wells, Ocotillo, Plaster City, El Centro,
Calexico, Alamorio, Brawley, Chiriaco Summit, Martinez Lake,
Blythe, Palo Verde, Ripley, and Midland
320 AM MST Thu Jun 22 2017 /320 AM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/
MONDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of south-central and west-central
Arizona, including metro Phoenix, as well as portions of
southeast California including Blythe and El Centro.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 110 to 120 degrees.

* IMPACTS...A major increase in the potential for heat related
illness and even death. Those working or exercising outdoors
during the daytime, the elderly, and 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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Baboquivari Mountains including Kitt Peak, AZ

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Baboquivari Mountains-
240 PM MST Thu Jun 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST
SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...The very hot temperatures will significantly increase
the potential for heat related illness for those working or
exercising outdoors during the daytime, or for those without
access to adequate air conditioning.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Kitt Peak and areas below in the Baboquivari
Mountains.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs in the mid to upper 90s at Kitt Peak around
6800 feet, and 103 to 106 as low as 5000 feet.

* 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 Warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures will occur. 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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Gila Bend, AZ

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Kofa-Yuma-Southeast Yuma County-Gila River Valley-Gila Bend-
Cave Creek/New River-New River Mesa-Rio Verde/Salt River-
Fountain Hills/East Mesa-Northwest Pinal County-West Pinal County-
Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Tonto Basin-
Sonoran Desert Natl Monument-
Including the cities of Palm Canyon, Yuma, Fortuna Foothills,
Ligurta, Gila Bend, Sentinel, Scottsdale, Fountain Hills,
Casa Grande, Cactus Forest, Florence, Coolidge, Apache Junction,
and Punkin Center
320 AM MST Thu Jun 22 2017 /320 AM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST /9 PM
PDT/ SUNDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...South Central and southwest Arizona including
Phoenix and the surrounding desert communities as well as the
community of Yuma.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 110 to 120 degrees.

* IMPACTS...A major increase in the potential for heat related
illness and even death. Those working or exercising outdoors
during the daytime, the elderly, and 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.

&&

$$

Kofa, AZ

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Kofa-Yuma-Southeast Yuma County-Gila River Valley-Gila Bend-
Cave Creek/New River-New River Mesa-Rio Verde/Salt River-
Fountain Hills/East Mesa-Northwest Pinal County-West Pinal County-
Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Tonto Basin-
Sonoran Desert Natl Monument-
Including the cities of Palm Canyon, Yuma, Fortuna Foothills,
Ligurta, Gila Bend, Sentinel, Scottsdale, Fountain Hills,
Casa Grande, Cactus Forest, Florence, Coolidge, Apache Junction,
and Punkin Center
320 AM MST Thu Jun 22 2017 /320 AM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST /9 PM
PDT/ SUNDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...South Central and southwest Arizona including
Phoenix and the surrounding desert communities as well as the
community of Yuma.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 110 to 120 degrees.

* IMPACTS...A major increase in the potential for heat related
illness and even death. Those working or exercising outdoors
during the daytime, the elderly, and 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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Kofa-Yuma-Southeast Yuma County-Gila River Valley-Gila Bend-
Cave Creek/New River-New River Mesa-Rio Verde/Salt River-
Fountain Hills/East Mesa-Northwest Pinal County-West Pinal County-
Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Tonto Basin-
Sonoran Desert Natl Monument-
Including the cities of Palm Canyon, Yuma, Fortuna Foothills,
Ligurta, Gila Bend, Sentinel, Scottsdale, Fountain Hills,
Casa Grande, Cactus Forest, Florence, Coolidge, Apache Junction,
and Punkin Center
320 AM MST Thu Jun 22 2017 /320 AM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST /9 PM
PDT/ SUNDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...South Central and southwest Arizona including
Phoenix and the surrounding desert communities as well as the
community of Yuma.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 110 to 120 degrees.

* IMPACTS...A major increase in the potential for heat related
illness and even death. Those working or exercising outdoors
during the daytime, the elderly, and 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.

&&

$$

Superior, AZ

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Superior-San Carlos-Dripping Springs-Globe/Miami-
Including the cities of Superior, San Carlos, Peridot, Hayden,
Winkelman, Globe, and Miami
320 AM MST Thu Jun 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST
SUNDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...Higher terrain areas of extreme northeast
Maricopa County, northern Pinal County, and southern Gila
County including Globe.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 105 to 115 degrees

* IMPACTS...A major increase in the potential for heat related
illness and even death. Those working or exercising outdoors
during the daytime, the elderly, and 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.

&&

$$

Tohono O'odham Nation including Sells, AZ

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Western Pima County-Tohono O'Odham Nation-
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Nogales, Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail,
Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth, Oracle, Sierra Vista, Benson,
Willcox, Clifton, and Safford
240 PM MST Thu Jun 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST
SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...The very hot temperatures will significantly increase
the potential for heat related illness for those working or
exercising outdoors during the daytime, or for those without
access to adequate air conditioning.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Elevations below 5000 feet in southeast Arizona.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs 106 to 118 degrees. Overnight lows will
not provide much relief.

* 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 Warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures will occur. 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 San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson, AZ

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Western Pima County-Tohono O'Odham Nation-
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Nogales, Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail,
Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth, Oracle, Sierra Vista, Benson,
Willcox, Clifton, and Safford
240 PM MST Thu Jun 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST
SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...The very hot temperatures will significantly increase
the potential for heat related illness for those working or
exercising outdoors during the daytime, or for those without
access to adequate air conditioning.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Elevations below 5000 feet in southeast Arizona.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs 106 to 118 degrees. Overnight lows will
not provide much relief.

* 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 Warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures will occur. 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 Santa Cruz River and Altar Valleys including Nogales, AZ

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Western Pima County-Tohono O'Odham Nation-
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Nogales, Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail,
Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth, Oracle, Sierra Vista, Benson,
Willcox, Clifton, and Safford
240 PM MST Thu Jun 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST
SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...The very hot temperatures will significantly increase
the potential for heat related illness for those working or
exercising outdoors during the daytime, or for those without
access to adequate air conditioning.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Elevations below 5000 feet in southeast Arizona.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs 106 to 118 degrees. Overnight lows will
not provide much relief.

* 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 Warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures will occur. 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-
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Nogales, Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail,
Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth, Oracle, Sierra Vista, Benson,
Willcox, Clifton, and Safford
240 PM MST Thu Jun 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST
SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...The very hot temperatures will significantly increase
the potential for heat related illness for those working or
exercising outdoors during the daytime, or for those without
access to adequate air conditioning.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Elevations below 5000 feet in southeast Arizona.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs 106 to 118 degrees. Overnight lows will
not provide much relief.

* 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 Warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures will occur. 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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