MARICOPA County, Arizona
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Air Quality Alert
AZC013-240400-

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1128 AM MST TUE JUL 22 2014

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA WEDNESDAY...

THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED
AN OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PHOENIX AREA FOR
WEDNESDAY.

THIS MEANS THAT FORECAST WEATHER CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH EXISTING
OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN LOCAL MAXIMUM 8-HOUR OZONE
CONCENTRATIONS THAT POSE A HEALTH RISK. ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
INCREASE AS AIR QUALITY DETERIORATES.

OZONE IS AN AIR CONTAMINANT WHICH CAN CAUSE BREATHING DIFFICULTIES
FOR CHILDREN AS WELL AS PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS. A DECREASE
IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS RECOMMENDED.

IF IT IS A REGULARLY SCHEDULED WORK DAY...YOU ARE URGED TO CAR POOL...
TELECOMMUTE...OR USE MASS TRANSIT.

THE USE OF GASOLINE-POWERED EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE REDUCED OR DONE LATE
IN THE DAY.

FOR DETAILS ON THIS HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY...
VISIT THE ADEQ INTERNET SITE AT WWW.AZDEQ.GOV OR CALL 602-771-2367
FOR RECORDED FORECAST INFORMATION.

$$


Excessive Heat Warning
AZZ020>023-025>028-CAZ031>033-230900-
/O.UPG.KPSR.EH.A.0002.140723T1700Z-140725T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KPSR.EH.W.0002.140723T1700Z-140725T0300Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-
IMPERIAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...QUARTZSITE...
SALOME...BUCKEYE...NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG...MESA...PHOENIX...
FORTUNA FOOTHILLS...YUMA...TACNA...WELLTON...GILA BEND...
APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...FLORENCE...BLYTHE...
CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...BRAWLEY...CALEXICO...EL CENTRO
154 PM MST TUE JUL 22 2014 /154 PM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/
WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM PDT/
WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ THURSDAY. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE LOWER DESERTS IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA INCLUDING
THE IMPERIAL VALLEY...AND THE CITIES OF EL CENTRO AND BLYTHE. THE
SOUTHWEST AND WEST-CENTRAL DESERTS IN ARIZONA INCLUDING PARKER...
YUMA...TACNA...GILA BEND...COOLIDGE AND THE GREATER PHOENIX
METROPOLITAN AREA.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
WILL RANGE FROM 112 TO 117 DEGREES ACROSS THE LOWER DESERTS.
OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE VERY WARM...IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOW 90S
AT THE WARMEST URBAN SITES.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVELY HOT TEMPERATURES CAN BE STRESSFUL TO
ANIMALS AND HUMANS...MAKING IT HARD FOR THE BODY TO ACCLIMATE
AND REMAIN HYDRATED. EXTREMELY WARM OVERNIGHT LOW
TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOW 90S...DO NOT ALLOW THE
BODY TO COOL DOWN PROPERLY OVERNIGHT...AND CAN MAKE EXTREME
HEAT EVEN MORE DANGEROUS.

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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