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Excessive Heat Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
219 AM MST Mon Aug 10 2020

...HOTTER THIS WEEK...

.With little or no thunderstorm activity and high pressure
building overhead, temperatures hotter than usual for the Monsoon
will get even hotter the second half of the week. Near record to
record heat Thursday into the weekend.

AZZ501>506-509-101730-
/O.NEW.KTWC.EH.A.0007.200813T1700Z-200817T0300Z/
Western Pima County-Tohono O`odham Nation-
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-Tucson Metro Area-
South Central Pinal County-Southeast Pinal County-
Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus N.M., Sells,
Nogales, Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail,
Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth, Oracle, Clifton, and Safford
219 AM MST Mon Aug 10 2020

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures from
  Tucson westward 108 to 114, with eastern valleys from 103 to
  108.

* WHERE...Western Pima County, Tohono O`odham Nation, Upper
  Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley, Tucson Metro Area, South
  Central Pinal County, Southeast Pinal County and Upper Gila
  River Valley.

* WHEN...From late Thursday morning through early Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
  increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
  particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
  activities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Keep in mind you may need to adjust your plans based on the
latest health and safety guidelines from CDC and your local
officials. Cooling shelters may need to take your temperature or
ask questions about how you are feeling.

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Be prepared to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives
and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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