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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
721 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

AZZ001>003-036-CAZ522>527-NVZ016-017-020>022-291200-
/O.CON.KVEF.EH.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160730T0300Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-NORTHWEST DESERTS-
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-
WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN-
CADIZ BASIN-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY-
LAS VEGAS VALLEY-SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLORADO CITY...
PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT...TUWEEP...MT TRUMBELL...
WESTERN GRAND CANYON...LAKE HAVASU CITY...DESERT HILLS...TOPOCK...
KINGMAN...GOLDEN VALLEY...DOLAN SPRINGS...VALENTINE...WIKIEUP...
YUCCA...BULLHEAD CITY...OATMAN...MOHAVE VALLEY...FURNACE CREEK...
STOVEPIPE WELLS...SHOSHONE...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN...
BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...MITCHELL CAVERNS...MORONGO VALLEY...
YUCCA VALLEY...TWENTYNINE PALMS...VIDAL JUNCTION...NEEDLES...
MESQUITE...OVERTON...MOAPA...PAHRUMP...INDIAN SPRINGS...
DESERT ROCK...AMARGOSA VALLEY...LAS VEGAS...NORTH LAS VEGAS...
HENDERSON...BOULDER CITY...HOOVER DAM...LAUGHLIN...PRIMM....
SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI
721 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016 /721 PM MST THU JUL 28 2016/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT /8 PM
MST/ FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS 110 TO 115 IN THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY AND THE
  MOJAVE DESERT...115 TO 120 IN THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AND NEAR
  125 FOR DEATH VALLEY ARE EXPECTED. LOW TEMPERATURES ONLY FALLING
  INTO THE UPPER 80S OR LOW 90S FOR MOST OF THE REGION.

* IMPACTS...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED
  PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE WILL
  BE LIKELY. PEOPLE MOST VULNERABLE INCLUDE THOSE WHO ARE
  SPENDING LOTS OF TIME OUTDOORS...THOSE WHO DO NOT HAVE AIR
  CONDITIONING...YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND THOSE WITH
  CHRONIC AILMENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DRINK PLENTY OF LIQUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY
OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. IF YOU
PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE SHADE.
ALCOHOLIC AND CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES SHOULD BE AVOIDED. WEAR LIGHT
WEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING. YOUNG CHILDREN
AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES.

&&

$$

CMS

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