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California, Imperial County

Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 3:08 AM PDT on May 31, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on June 05, 2016

... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Sunday evening...

* affected area... the lower deserts of southwest and south-
central Arizona and southeast California.

* Temperature... highs 109 to 115 degrees. Saturday likely the
hottest day.

* Impacts... heat related illness will be likely for those doing
strenuous activity outdoors... or those with health conditions
that do not have adequate access to air conditioning. If
untreated... some illness events could be 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
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Excessive Heat Watch
New Jersey - Special Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
Oklahoma - Special Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning

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