NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-AZ125F5E4B96D0.ExcessiveHeatWarning.125F5EB3BA30AZ.PSRNPWPSR.7794c2d01933d7e62229896c378ad1ae w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov 2020-08-13T13:52:00-07:00 Actual Alert Public Alert for Buckeye, Avondale; Central Phoenix; Deer Valley; East Valley; North Phoenix, Glendale; Northwest Pinal County; Northwest Valley; Scottsdale, Paradise Valley; South Mountain, Ahwatukee; Southeast Valley, Queen Creek (Arizona) Issued by the National Weather Service Met Excessive Heat Warning Expected Moderate Likely SAME 2020-08-13T13:52:00-07:00 2020-08-19T20:00:00-07:00 NWS Phoenix (Central Arizona and California Desert) Excessive Heat Warning issued August 13 at 1:52PM MST until August 19 at 8:00PM MST by NWS Phoenix …EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY… * WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures 111 to 117. * WHERE…North Phoenix/Glendale, Scottsdale/Paradise Valley, Buckeye/Avondale, Deer Valley, Central Phoenix, The East Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area, Northwest Pinal County, Southeast Valley/Queen Creek, South Mountain/Ahwatukee and The Northwest Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area. * WHEN…Until 8 PM MST Wednesday. * IMPACTS…Very High Heat Risk. Increase in heat related illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stroke can lead to death. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat. Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water, more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat – lightweight and light- colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day. Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars. Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult county officials for more details, which may include guidance for proper social distancing measures. Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke, which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache; decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse; rapid, shallow breathing; seizures. Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1. Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local government for updates. WMOHEADER UGC AZZ537-540-542>544-546-548-550-551-553 VTEC /O.EXT.KPSR.EH.W.0011.000000T0000Z-200820T0300Z/ TIME…MOT…LOC

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