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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
242 AM MST Sun Jun 25 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

AZZ533-534-537-538-540-542>544-546-548-550-551-260045-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170627T0300Z/
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-
Including the cities of 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, and Queen Creek
242 AM MST Sun Jun 25 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
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 112 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.

&&

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