Excessive Heat Warning

Published 07/27 2016 02:25AM

Updated 07/27 2016 02:40AM

Issued at: 07/27/2016 8:00:00 AM PDT
Expires on: 07/28/2016 11:00:00 PM PDT
Counties affected: Clark AZZ001>003-036-CAZ522>527-NVZ016-017-020>022-271500- /O.NEW.KVEF.EH.W.0005.160727T1500Z-160729T0600Z/ NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-NORTHWEST DESERTS- LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK- WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN- CADIZ BASIN-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY- NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY- LAS VEGAS VALLEY-SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLORADO CITY... PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT...TUWEEP...MT TRUMBELL... WESTERN GRAND CANYON...LAKE HAVASU CITY...DESERT HILLS...TOPOCK... KINGMAN...GOLDEN VALLEY...DOLAN SPRINGS...VALENTINE...WIKIEUP... YUCCA...BULLHEAD CITY...OATMAN...MOHAVE VALLEY...FURNACE CREEK... STOVEPIPE WELLS...SHOSHONE...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN... BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...MITCHELL CAVERNS...MORONGO VALLEY... YUCCA VALLEY...TWENTYNINE PALMS...VIDAL JUNCTION...NEEDLES... MESQUITE...OVERTON...MOAPA...PAHRUMP...INDIAN SPRINGS... DESERT ROCK...AMARGOSA VALLEY...LAS VEGAS...NORTH LAS VEGAS... HENDERSON...BOULDER CITY...HOOVER DAM...LAUGHLIN...PRIMM.... SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI 221 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016 /221 AM MST WED JUL 27 2016/ ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PDT /8 AM MST/ THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/ THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PDT /8 AM MST/ THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/ THURSDAY. * TEMPERATURE...HIGHS 110 TO 115 IN THE MOJAVE DESERT..115 TO 120 IN THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AND NEAR 125 FOR DEATH VALLEY BY THURSDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES ONLY FALLING INTO THE UPPER 80S FOR MOST OF THE REGION. * IMPACTS...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE WILL BE LIKELY. PEOPLE MOST VULNERABLE INCLUDE THOSE WHO ARE SPENDING LOTS OF TIME OUTDOORS...THOSE WHO DO NOT HAVE AIR CONDITIONING...YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND THOSE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... DRINK PLENTY OF LIQUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE SHADE. ALCOHOLIC AND CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES SHOULD BE AVOIDED. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. && $$

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