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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1142 AM PDT Thu Jun 21 2018

AZZ001>003-036-CAZ520-522>527-NVZ014>017-020>022-220600-
/O.CON.KVEF.EH.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180624T0300Z/
Northwest Plateau-Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave-Northwest Deserts-
Lake Mead National Recreation Area-Owens Valley-
Death Valley National Park-Western Mojave Desert-
Eastern Mojave Desert-Morongo Basin-Cadiz Basin-
San Bernardino County-Upper Colorado River Valley-
Esmeralda and Central Nye County-Lincoln County-
Northeast Clark County-Western Clark and Southern Nye County-
Las Vegas Valley-Southern Clark County-
Including 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, Bishop, Independence,
Lone Pine, Olancha, Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells, Shoshone,
Barstow, Daggett, Fort Irwin, Baker, Mountain Pass,
Mitchell Caverns, Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Twentynine Palms,
Vidal Junction, Needles, Beatty, Goldfield, Silver Peak, Dyer,
Caliente, Pioche, Panaca, Hiko, Alamo, Rachel, 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
1142 AM PDT Thu Jun 21 2018 /1142 AM MST Thu Jun 21 2018/

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

* TEMPERATURE...Temperatures today and and Friday in Las Vegas
  Valley and Pahrump reaching 110 to 115 degrees...115 to 120
  along the Colorado River Valley, and 120 to 125 degrees in Death
  Valley. Temperatures on Saturday are forecast to cool only
  about 1 to 2 degrees.


* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and
  heat stroke will be possible. 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...

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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

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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