EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
Issue Date: 124 AM PDT Thu Aug 5 2021
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT /8 PM
MST/ THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures of
110 to 115 in the Morongo and Cadiz basins and 115 to 120 in
the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Colorado River
* WHERE...Portions of northwest Arizona, southeast California
and southern Nevada.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ this evening.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the
potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those
working or participating in outdoor activities.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.