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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 7:52 PM MDT on August 04, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 05, 2015

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect from 11 am MST /11 am
PDT/ to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ Wednesday...

* affected area... the lower deserts extending from southeast
California to south central Arizona... including the population
centers of Imperial... Yuma... Blythe... Gila Bend... Phoenix...
and Casa Grande.

* Temperature... afternoon highs ranging from 112 to 115 across the
lower deserts.

* Impacts... people playing or working outdoors... as well as
those without access to air conditioning... will face an
elevated risk of heat related illness. Depending upon the
amount of exposure and the health of an individual... heat
illness can range from mild to fatal.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars. Drink more water
than usual. If outdoors... wear light colored clothing and a wide
brimmed hat to keep your body cooler. Try to stay cool in shaded
or air conditioned environments.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illness. Early symptoms
include things such as headache... thirst... and muscle cramps.
Untreated heat illness can lead to heat stroke and be fatal.

Stay cool... stay hydrated... stay informed.

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