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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...RESENT
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1252 PM PDT Thu May 28 2020

AZZ002-003-036-CAZ522>527-NVZ016-017-020>022-291200-
/O.CON.KVEF.EH.W.0003.000000T0000Z-200530T0300Z/
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 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, and Cal-Nev-Ari
1252 PM PDT Thu May 28 2020 /1252 PM MST Thu May 28 2020/

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

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions for late May with record to
  near record high temperatures expected. High temperatures will
  range between 105 to 110 degrees for Las Vegas, Pahrump,
  Barstow and Morongo Basin. 110 to 115 for Overton, Lake Mead
  National Recreation Area, Bullhead City, Needles and Lake
  Havasu City. 100 to 105 around Kingman and 115 to 120 for
  Death Valley National Park.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest Arizona, southeast California
  and southern Nevada.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ Friday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Children...the elderly and people with
  chronic ailments are usually the first to suffer from the heat.
  Heat exhaustion...cramps or in extreme cases...heat stroke can
  result from prolonged exposure to these conditions. Friends...
  relatives or neighbors should check on people who may be at
  risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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