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Arizona, Northwest and North Central Pinal County

Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 2:00 PM PDT on May 30, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on June 05, 2016


... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Sunday evening...

* affected area... the lower deserts of southwest and south-
central Arizona and southeast California.

* Temperature... highs 108 to 114 degrees. Saturday likely the
hottest day.

* 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.

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.




Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Excessive Heat Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Public Information Statement
Florida - Areal Flood Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Excessive Heat Watch
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Record Report
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
South Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning

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