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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
1023 PM MST TUE JUL 22 2014

AZZ020>023-025>028-CAZ031>033-231730-
/O.CON.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
1023 PM MST TUE JUL 22 2014 /1023 PM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014/

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

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /10 AM
PDT/ WEDNESDAY TO 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 AND COOLIDGE. 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 118 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.

&&

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