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Arizona, Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson

Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 1:32 PM MDT on May 31, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on June 05, 2016


... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday evening...

* 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.

* Affected areas... the affected area is mainly from Tucson
westward across the western deserts. A portion of the upper
Gila River valley including Safford will also be affected.

* Temperatures... highs 108 to 113 degrees.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures is expected. 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 light
weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty
of water.

The occupational safety and health administration recommends
these additional steps to reduce risk during outdoor work...
schedule 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 911.



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