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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 2:21 AM MDT on July 27, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2016

... Excessive heat warning in effect from 8 am PDT /8 am MST/ this
morning to 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/ Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued an excessive
heat warning... which is in effect from 8 am PDT /8 am MST/ this
morning to 11 PM PDT /11 PM MST/ Thursday.

* Temperature... highs 110 to 115 in the Mojave Desert..115 to 120 in
the Colorado River valley and near 125 for Death Valley by
Thursday. Low temperatures only falling into the upper 80s for
most of the region.

* Impacts... an excessive heat warning means that a prolonged
period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Heat
related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke will
be likely. People most vulnerable include those who are
spending lots of time outdoors... those who do not have air
conditioning... Young children... the elderly... and those with
chronic ailments.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Drink plenty of liquids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay
out of the sun... and check up on relatives and neighbors. If you
plan to be outside... avoid prolonged exposure or strenuous physical
activity and take frequent breaks in the shade. Alcoholic and
caffeinated beverages should be avoided. Wear light weight... light
colored... loose fitting clothing. Young children and pets should
never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

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Alaska - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Louisiana - Areal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Record Report
Minnesota - Areal Flood Warning
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement , Record Report
Nevada - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Record Report
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Texas - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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