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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 1:59 AM PDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until midnight MST
/midnight PDT/ tonight...

* affected area... Imperial... eastern Riverside... Yuma... and La
Paz counties. This includes the cities of Yuma and el centro.

* Temperature... high of 112 to 118 and a low in the mid 80s.

* Impacts... increase in heat-related illnesses and associated
hospital visits. Some cases of heat related illness could
become fatal.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Louisiana - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Watch , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New York - Heat Advisory
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert
North Dakota - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Tennessee - Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report

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