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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 2:18 PM PDT on August 30, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 30, 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... southwest Arizona and southeast California.

* Temperature... 110 to 113 degrees.

* Impacts... people playing or working outdoors... as well as
those without access to air conditioning... will be face an
elevated risk of heat related illness. Depending upon the
amount of exposure and healthiness of an individual... heat
illness can range from mild to 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.



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