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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 12:35 PM PDT on July 27, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 11 PM MST
/11 PM PDT/ Thursday...

* affected area... southeast California and the lower Colorado
River valley. Especially the cities of el centro... Blythe...
and Parker.

* Temperature... afternoon highs near 115 with overnight lows
only in the middle to upper 80s.

* Impacts... an increase in heat related illness and hospital
visits are likely. Prolonged exposure to this type of heat
could be 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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Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
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Connecticut - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Delaware - Flash Flood Watch
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Georgia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
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Indiana - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning
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Maine - Air Quality Alert
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Massachusetts - Record Report
Michigan - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Nebraska - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Flash Flood Watch
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Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
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Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
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Utah - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
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