Excessive Heat Warning
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-
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
1131 AM MST Sat Jun 24 2017 /1131 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017/
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
* 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 108 to 118 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.
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.