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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
159 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016

AZZ020-021-025-026-CAZ031>033-232300-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160724T0700Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-
IMPERIAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...BOUSE...
QUARTZSITE...SALOME...FORTUNA FOOTHILLS...SAN LUIS...SOMERTON...
YUMA...DATELAND...TACNA...WELLTON...BLYTHE...CHIRIACO SUMMIT...
DESERT CENTER...EAGLE MOUNTAIN...BRAWLEY...CALEXICO...EL CENTRO...
GLAMIS...IMPERIAL...THE SALTON SEA
159 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016 /159 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
/MIDNIGHT PDT/ TONIGHT...

* AFFECTED AREA...IMPERIAL...EASTERN RIVERSIDE...YUMA...AND LA
  PAZ COUNTIES. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF YUMA AND EL CENTRO.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH OF 112 TO 118 AND A LOW IN THE MID 80S.

* IMPACTS...INCREASE IN HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES AND ASSOCIATED
  HOSPITAL VISITS. SOME CASES OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS COULD
  BECOME 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
159 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016

AZZ022-023-027-028-232300-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160724T0700Z/
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...LAKE PLEASANT...MORRISTOWN...
NEW RIVER...TONOPAH...WICKENBURG...CAREFREE...CAVE CREEK...
CHANDLER...FOUNTAIN HILLS...GILBERT...GLENDALE...MESA...PEORIA...
PHOENIX...SCOTTSDALE...SUN CITY...TEMPE...GILA BEND...
APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...FLORENCE
159 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* AFFECTED AREA...MARICOPA AND NORTHWEST PINAL COUNTY. THIS
  INCLUDES THE ENTIRE PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH OF 110 TO 114 WITH AN OVERNIGHT LOW NEAR 90.

* IMPACTS...INCREASE IN HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES AND ASSOCIATED
  HOSPITAL VISITS. SOME CASES OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS COULD
  BECOME 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
334 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016

AZZ006-240200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.EH.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160724T0200Z/
GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAND CANYON VILLAGE...SUPAI...
NORTH RIM
334 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR AREAS BELOW 4000 FEET...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS FROM 110 TO 115. OVERNIGHT LOWS 78 TO 84.

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESS WILL BE LIKELY FOR THOSE
  INVOLVED IN STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OUTDOORS OR THOSE WITH HEALTH
  CONDITIONS WHO DO NOT HAVE ADEQUATE ACCESS TO AIR
  CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WARNING IS RESERVED FOR ONLY THE HOTTEST DAYS OF THE YEAR
AND IS ISSUED WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO DANGEROUS
LEVELS. DAY HIKERS ON BRIGHT ANGEL TRAIL SHOULD DESCEND NO FURTHER
THAN 1 1/2 MILES. BETWEEN 10 AM AND 4 PM...PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS
DISCOURAGED. HIKERS SHOULD ATTEMPT TO BE OUT OF THE CANYON...AT
INDIAN GARDEN OR BRIGHT ANGEL CAMPGROUND BETWEEN THESE HOURS. ALL
HIKERS SHOULD HAVE ADEQUATE GEAR...INCLUDING A WIDE-BRIMMED
HAT...SUNSCREEN...SALTY SNACKS...SUFFICIENT WATER AND ELECTROLYTE
MIX. DOUBLING YOUR CALORIE INTAKE HELPS MAINTAIN YOUR ENERGY. HIKE
SMART. AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM IF POSSIBLE... STAY OUT
OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
334 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016

AZZ037-240200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.EH.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160724T0200Z/
YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTTONWOOD...CAMP VERDE...
CORDES JUNCTION...BAGDAD
334 AM MST SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR AREAS BELOW 4000 FEET...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS FROM 108 TO 113. OVERNIGHT LOWS 78 TO 84.

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESS WILL BE LIKELY FOR THOSE
  INVOLVED IN STRENUOUS ACTIVITY OUTDOORS OR THOSE WITH HEALTH
  CONDITIONS WHO DO NOT HAVE ADEQUATE ACCESS TO AIR
  CONDITIONING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS A PROLONGED PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY
HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN
AIR CONDITIONED ROOM IF POSSIBLE... STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND
CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. RESCHEDULE
STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS
AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT
WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY
OF WATER. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1

&&

$$

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