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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1235 PM MST WED JUL 27 2016

AZZ020-CAZ031>033-281200-
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LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-IMPERIAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...BLYTHE...
CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...EAGLE MOUNTAIN...BRAWLEY...
CALEXICO...EL CENTRO...GLAMIS...IMPERIAL...THE SALTON SEA
1235 PM MST WED JUL 27 2016 /1235 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
/11 PM PDT/ THURSDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND THE LOWER COLORADO
  RIVER VALLEY. ESPECIALLY THE CITIES OF EL CENTRO...BLYTHE...
  AND PARKER.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS NEAR 115 WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS
  ONLY IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S.

* IMPACTS...AN INCREASE IN HEAT RELATED ILLNESS AND HOSPITAL
  VISITS ARE LIKELY. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THIS TYPE OF HEAT
  COULD BE FATAL.

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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