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Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
410 PM MST WED JUL 23 2014

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NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...
FLORENCE
410 PM MST WED JUL 23 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A BLOWING DUST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...NORTHWEST PINAL COUNTY...INCLUDING CASA
  GRANDE...COOLIDGE...FLORENCE.

* TIMING...UNTIL 6 PM MST.

* WINDS...30-40 MPH.

* VISIBILITY...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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LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA 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...
BLYTHE...CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...BRAWLEY...CALEXICO...
EL CENTRO
410 PM MST WED JUL 23 2014 /410 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014/

...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.

&&

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