Maricopa County, Arizona
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Excessive Heat Warning
Kofa-Yuma-Central La Paz-Aguila Valley-Southeast Yuma County-
Gila River Valley-Northwest Valley-Tonopah Desert-Gila Bend-
Buckeye/Avondale-Cave Creek/New River-Deer Valley-Central Phoenix-
North Phoenix/Glendale-New River Mesa-Scottsdale/Paradise Valley-
Rio Verde/Salt River-East Valley-Fountain Hills/East Mesa-
South Mountain/Ahwatukee-Southeast Valley/Queen Creek-
Northwest Pinal County-West Pinal County-
Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Tonto Basin-
Sonoran Desert Natl Monument-
Including the cities of Palm Canyon, Yuma, Fortuna Foothills,
Brenda, Harcuvar, Quartzsite, Vicksburg, Vicksburg Junction,
Salome, Aguila, Gladden, Wickenburg, Ligurta, Circle City,
Surprise, Wittmann, Beardsley, Sun City West, Arlington,
Hassayampa, Tonopah, Wintersburg, Gila Bend, Sentinel, Avondale,
Cashion, Goodyear, Liberty, Scottsdale, Peoria, Phoenix,
Paradise Valley, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Gilbert, Fountain Hills,
Sun Lakes, Queen Creek, Casa Grande, Cactus Forest, Florence,
Coolidge, Apache Junction, and Punkin Center
226 AM MST Mon Jun 26 2017 /226 AM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017/


* AFFECTED AREA...Portions of south-central and west-central
Arizona, including metro Phoenix and Yuma.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 112 to 115 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.



Heat Advisory
Mazatzal Mountains-Pinal/Superstition Mountains-
Including the city of Sunflower
226 AM MST Mon Jun 26 2017


* AFFECTED AREA...Higher terrain areas of extreme northeast
Maricopa County, northern Pinal County, and southern Gila

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 90 to 105 degrees

* IMPACTS...Very hot temperatures will significantly increase
the potential for heat related illness. Those working or
exercising outdoors during the daytime, the elderly, and those
without access to adequate air conditioning will be most at


A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and

Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.


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