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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
1238 AM MST Wed Jul 17 2024

AZZ531>533-535-536-171945-
/O.NEW.KPSR.EH.A.0007.240719T1700Z-240721T0300Z/
Kofa-Yuma-Central La Paz-Southeast Yuma County-Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Yuma, Brenda, Quartzsite, Vicksburg,
Salome, Palm Canyon, Vicksburg Junction, Ligurta, Fortuna
Foothills, and Harcuvar
1238 AM MST Wed Jul 17 2024

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

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions possible. Afternoon temperatures
  110 to 117. Major Heat Risk. Overexposure can cause heat cramps
  and heat exhaustion to develop and, without intervention, can lead
  to heat stroke.

* WHERE...Central La Paz County, Kofa, Yuma, Southeast Yuma County,
  and Gila River Valley.

* WHEN...From Friday morning through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during
  extreme heat events.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, may occur. Actions should be
taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

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 lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

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.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult county
officials for more details.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
1238 AM MST Wed Jul 17 2024

AZZ534-537>546-548>555-559-171945-
/O.NEW.KPSR.EH.A.0007.240719T1700Z-240721T0300Z/
Aguila Valley-Northwest Valley-Tonopah Desert-Gila Bend-
Buckeye/Avondale-Cave Creek/New River-Deer Valley-Central Phoenix-
North Phoenix/Glendale-New River Mesa-Scottsdale/Paradise Valley-
East Valley-Fountain Hills/East Mesa-South Mountain/Ahwatukee-
Southeast Valley/Queen Creek-Superior-Northwest Pinal County-West
Pinal County-Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Sonoran Desert Natl
Monument-
Including the cities of Hassayampa, Sun Lakes, Tempe, Queen
Creek, Florence, Beardsley, Wickenburg, Gladden, Wittmann, Cactus
Forest, Gila Bend, Phoenix, Circle City, Aguila, Sun City West,
Goodyear, Gilbert, Arlington, Peoria, Cashion, Casa Grande,
Apache Junction, Tonopah, Kaka, Mesa, Fountain Hills, Coolidge,
Surprise, Wintersburg, Chandler, Paradise Valley, Liberty,
Sentinel, Superior, Scottsdale, and Avondale
1238 AM MST Wed Jul 17 2024

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

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions possible. Afternoon temperatures
  109 to 116. Major Heat Risk. Overexposure can cause heat cramps
  and heat exhaustion to develop and, without intervention, can lead
  to heat stroke.

* WHERE...A portion of south central Arizona.

* WHEN...From Friday morning through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during
  extreme heat events.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, may occur. Actions should be
taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

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 lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

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.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult county
officials for more details.

&&

$$

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