San Francisco Weather
Current Watches and Warnings
California, Riverside County/Eastern Deserts
Excessive Heat Warning
Statement as of 2:02 PM PDT on July 24, 2014
Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2014
... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ this evening...
An excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ this evening.
* Affected area... the southwest and west-central deserts in
Arizona including Parker... Yuma... Tacna... Gila Bend. The
lower deserts in southeast California including the Imperial
Valley... and the cities of el centro and Blythe.
* Temperature... afternoon temperatures will range from 110 to 115
degrees across the lower deserts today.
* 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.
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.
Statement as of 1:28 AM MDT on July 24, 2014
... Record high temperature set at Yuma AZ...
A record high temperature of 117 degrees was set at Yuma AZ
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 115 set in 1959.
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