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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
309 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

AZZ501-502-504>506-509-202000-
/O.CON.KTWC.EH.W.0004.190820T1800Z-190822T0300Z/
Western Pima County-Tohono O`odham Nation-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,
Tucson, Marana, Vail, Picacho Peak State Park, Mammoth, Oracle,
and Safford
309 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

* IMPACTS...Increase in heat related illnesses, including heat
  cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stroke can lead
  to death.

* AFFECTED AREAS...Tucson Metro, Southeast Pinal County, Marana,
  Vail, Mammoth, Oracle, and Safford as well as the western
  deserts including Sells, Ajo and Organ Pipe National Monument.

* TEMPERATURES...108 to 113 degrees.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures will occur. 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.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends
these additional steps to reduce risk during outdoor work...
schedule 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 911.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

AZZ552>555-559-202130-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0008.190820T1800Z-190822T0300Z/
Superior-Northwest Pinal County-West Pinal County-
Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Sonoran Desert Natl Monument-
Including the cities of Superior, Casa Grande, Florence,
Coolidge, Apache Junction, and Kaka
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

* WHERE...Northwest Pinal County, Superior, Apache Junction/Gold
  Canyon, West Pinal County and Sonoran Desert National Monument.

* IMPACTS...Increase in heat related illnesses, including heat
  cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stroke can lead
  to death.

* THREAT...Very High HeatRisk. Afternoon temperatures 106 to
  116. Overnight lows in the mid 80s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.

Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.

Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

AZZ545-556-560>562-202130-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0008.190820T1800Z-190822T0300Z/
New River Mesa-Tonto Basin-San Carlos-Dripping Springs-
Globe/Miami-
Including the cities of Punkin Center, San Carlos, Hayden,
Winkelman, Globe, and Miami
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

* WHERE...New River Mesa, Globe/Miami, San Carlos, Dripping
  Springs and Tonto Basin.

* IMPACTS...Increase in heat related illnesses, including heat
  cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stroke can lead
  to death.

* THREAT...Very High HeatRisk. Afternoon temperatures 101 to
  113. Overnight lows around 80.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.

Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.

Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

AZZ537-540>544-546-548>551-202130-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0008.190820T1800Z-190822T0300Z/
Northwest Valley-Buckeye/Avondale-Cave Creek/New River-
Deer Valley-Central Phoenix-North Phoenix/Glendale-
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley-East Valley-Fountain Hills/East Mesa-
South Mountain/Ahwatukee-Southeast Valley/Queen Creek-
Including the cities of Circle City, Surprise, Wittmann,
Beardsley, Sun City West, Avondale, Cashion, Goodyear, Liberty,
Scottsdale, Peoria, Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Mesa, Chandler,
Tempe, Gilbert, Fountain Hills, Sun Lakes, and Queen Creek
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

* WHERE...Portions of south central Arizona.

* IMPACTS...Overexposure can cause heat cramps and heat
  exhaustion to develop and, without intervention, can lead to
  heat stroke.

* THREAT...High HeatRisk. Afternoon temperatures 107 to 116.
  Overnight lows in the mid 80s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.

Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.

Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

AZZ534-538-539-202130-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0008.190820T1800Z-190822T0300Z/
Aguila Valley-Tonopah Desert-Gila Bend-
Including the cities of Aguila, Gladden, Wickenburg, Arlington,
Hassayampa, Tonopah, Wintersburg, Gila Bend, and Sentinel
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

* WHERE...Aguila Valley, Gila Bend and Tonopah Desert.

* IMPACTS...Increase in heat related illnesses, including heat
  cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stroke can lead
  to death.

* THREAT...Very High HeatRisk. Afternoon temperatures 108 to
  116. Overnight lows in the lower 80s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.

Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.

Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

AZZ531>533-535-536-202130-
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0008.190820T1800Z-190822T0300Z/
Kofa-Yuma-Central La Paz-Southeast Yuma County-Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Palm Canyon, Yuma, Fortuna Foothills,
Brenda, Harcuvar, Quartzsite, Vicksburg, Vicksburg Junction,
Salome, and Ligurta
223 AM MST Tue Aug 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

* WHERE...Southeast Yuma County, Gila River Valley, Kofa,
  Central La Paz County and Yuma.

* IMPACTS...Overexposure can cause heat cramps and heat
  exhaustion to develop and, without intervention, can lead to
  heat stroke.

* THREAT...High HeatRisk. Afternoon temperatures 106 to 117.
  Overnight lows in the lower 80s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.

Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.

Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.

Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

&&

$$

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