Current Watches and Warnings
Arizona, Southwest Deserts
Excessive Heat Watch
Statement as of 3:08 AM PDT on May 31, 2016
Expires 11:00 PM EDT on June 05, 2016
... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Sunday evening...
* affected area... the lower deserts of southwest and south-
central Arizona and southeast California.
* Temperature... highs 109 to 115 degrees. Saturday likely the
* Impacts... heat related illness will be likely for those doing
strenuous activity outdoors... or those with health conditions
that do not have adequate access to air conditioning. If
untreated... some illness events could be fatal.
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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- Wyoming - Flood Warning