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Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 2:54 PM MDT on May 30, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on June 04, 2016

... Excessive heat watch in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued an excessive
heat watch... which is in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday evening.

* Temperature... highs will be 105 to 110 in Las Vegas and for much
of the Mojave Desert, 110 to 115 in the Colorado River valley, and
115 to 120 in Death Valley. Lows will generally be 75 to 85.

* Impacts... heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat
stroke will be possible. Temperatures were below normal for the
second half of may, so people may not be acclimated to the heat.
People most vulnerable include those who are spending lots of time
outdoors, those who do not have air conditioning, Young children,
the elderly, and those with chronic ailments.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected, which will create a dangerous situation
in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of water... stay
in an air conditioned room... stay out of the sun... and check up on
relatives and neighbors.


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

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