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An Excessive Heat Warning has extended to Wednesday, September 7th until 8:00PM this evening by the National Weather Service (Phoenix, AZ Forecast Office)
Dangerously hot conditions possible. Afternoon temperatures 102 to 108 expected. In portions of southwest Arizona and southeast and southern California. Today Wednesday, September 7th until (8PM) this evening.
High Heat Risk. Overexposure can cause heat cramps and heat exhaustion to develop and, without intervention, can lead to heat stroke.
An Excessive Heat Watch 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, which may include guidance for proper social distancing measures.
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.
Also Attached Extended Excessive Heat Warning for Wednesday, September 7th Notice along with Excessive Rainfall Outlook for Friday, Sept 9th - Saturday, Sept 10th Notice.
Take Caution, Stay Cool, & Stay Safe.