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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 2:48 AM PDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2014


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect from 10 am MST /10 am
PDT/ this morning to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ Thursday...

An excessive heat warning remains in effect from 10 am MST /10 am
PDT/ this morning to 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ Thursday.

* Affected area... the greater Phoenix metropolitan area... the
southwest and west-central deserts in Arizona including
Parker... Yuma... Tacna... Gila Bend and Coolidge. The lower
deserts in southeast California including the Imperial
Valley... and the cities of el centro and Blythe.

* Temperature... afternoon temperatures Wednesday and Thursday
will range from 112 to 118 degrees across the lower deserts.
Overnight lows will be very warm... in the upper 80s to low 90s
at the warmest urban sites.

* Impacts... exceedingly high temperatures can cause heat related
illness... including death... more easily than an average Summer
day. Those working or playing outdoors... and those without air
conditioning are most vulnerable. Even healthy individuals are
at risk in these conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars. Drink more water
than usual and avoid alcohol... sugar... and caffeine. When
outdoors... wear light colored clothing and a wide-brimmed hat to
keep your head and body cooler. Take frequent rest breaks in
shaded or air conditioned environments. Public places with air
conditioning include libraries... community centers... government
buildings... malls... and special Refuge stations.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illness. Early symptoms
include things such as headache... thirst... and muscle cramps.
Serious symptoms include weakness... skin that is cool to the
touch... fast but weak pulse... nausea... and fainting. Severe
symptoms include hot and red dry skin... fast and strong pulse...
sweating that has stopped... and unconsciousness. Untreated heat
illness can lead to fatal heat stroke.

Stay cool... stay hydrated... stay informed.




Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 11:28 AM MDT on July 22, 2014


... High pollution advisory for Maricopa County including the greater
Phoenix area Wednesday...

The Arizona department of environmental quality in Phoenix has issued
an ozone high pollution advisory for the greater Phoenix area for
Wednesday.

This means that forecast weather conditions combined with existing
ozone levels are expected to result in local maximum 8-hour ozone
concentrations that pose a health risk. Adverse health effects
increase as air quality deteriorates.

Ozone is an air contaminant which can cause breathing difficulties
for children as well as persons with respiratory problems. A decrease
in physical activity is recommended.

If it is a regularly scheduled work day... you are urged to car pool...
telecommute... or use mass transit.

The use of gasoline-powered equipment should be reduced or done late
in the day.

For details on this high pollution advisory for Maricopa County...
visit the adeq internet site at www.Azdeq.Gov or call 602-771-2367
for recorded forecast information.





1128 am MST Tue Jul 22 2014

... High pollution advisory for Maricopa County including the greater
Phoenix area Wednesday...

The Arizona department of environmental quality in Phoenix has issued
an ozone high pollution advisory for the greater Phoenix area for
Wednesday.

This means that forecast weather conditions combined with existing
ozone levels are expected to result in local maximum 8-hour ozone
concentrations that pose a health risk. Adverse health effects
increase as air quality deteriorates.

Ozone is an air contaminant which can cause breathing difficulties
for children as well as persons with respiratory problems. A decrease
in physical activity is recommended.

If it is a regularly scheduled work day... you are urged to car pool...
telecommute... or use mass transit.

The use of gasoline-powered equipment should be reduced or done late
in the day.

For details on this high pollution advisory for Maricopa County...
visit the adeq internet site at www.Azdeq.Gov or call 602-771-2367
for recorded forecast information.




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