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Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
1156 AM MDT Fri Jun 16 2017

...HOTTEST TEMPERATURES OF THE YEAR EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.An unusually prolonged hot weather pattern will set up over the
southwest United States by early next week. This will bring
record challenging hot temperatures to the valleys of Southeast
Utah where temperatures may approach 115 degrees in some areas.

UTZ022-027-029-170600-
/O.CON.KGJT.EH.A.0001.170619T1800Z-170622T0400Z/
Southeast Utah-Arches/Grand Flat-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
1156 AM MDT Fri Jun 16 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Blanding, Moab, Castle Valley, Canyonlands
  National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon.

* TIMING...Afternoon temperatures are expected to vary from 105
  to near 115 degrees each afternoon with overnight low
  temperatures around 70 degrees expected.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
  outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The prolonged period of hot
temperatures will create a dangerous 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 neighbors.

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