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Warnings

excessive heat
La Paz County, AZ

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THURSDAY...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THURSDAY.

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

* 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...EXCEEDINGLY HIGH TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE HEAT RELATED
ILLNESS...INCLUDING DEATH...MORE EASILY THAN AN AVERAGE SUMMER
DAY. THOSE WORKING OR PLAYING OUTDOORS...AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING ARE MOST VULNERABLE. EVEN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS ARE
AT RISK IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

Maricopa County, AZ

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THURSDAY...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THURSDAY.

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

* 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...EXCEEDINGLY HIGH TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE HEAT RELATED
ILLNESS...INCLUDING DEATH...MORE EASILY THAN AN AVERAGE SUMMER
DAY. THOSE WORKING OR PLAYING OUTDOORS...AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING ARE MOST VULNERABLE. EVEN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS ARE
AT RISK IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

Pinal County, AZ

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
THURSDAY...
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
THURSDAY. A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...COOLIDGE...FLORENCE...GOLD CANYON.

* TIMING...UNTIL 6 PM MST.

* WINDS...30 TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...RAPIDLY DROPPING TO AROUND 1 MILE...POSSIBLY LOWER
NEAR OPEN FIELDS AND DUST-PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES MAY BE DROP SUDDENLY...RESULTING IN
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION IF YOU ENCOUNTER
AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

$$

Advisories

blowing dust
Pinal County, AZ

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
THURSDAY...
...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST
THURSDAY. A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...COOLIDGE...FLORENCE...GOLD CANYON.

* TIMING...UNTIL 6 PM MST.

* WINDS...30 TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...RAPIDLY DROPPING TO AROUND 1 MILE...POSSIBLY LOWER
NEAR OPEN FIELDS AND DUST-PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES MAY BE DROP SUDDENLY...RESULTING IN
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION IF YOU ENCOUNTER
AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

$$

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