Excessive Heat Warning:
Issued at: 2:35 am MST on July 29, 2016/, expires at: 8:00 PM PDT on July 29, 2016
- ...Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ this evening...
- temperature...highs 110 to 115 in the Las Vegas Valley and the Mojave Desert...115 to 120 in the Colorado River valley and near 125 for Death Valley are expected.
- Impacts...an excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be likely. 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... Drink plenty of liquids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors. If you plan to be outside...avoid prolonged exposure or strenuous physical activity and take frequent breaks in the shade. Alcoholic and caffeinated beverages should be avoided. Wear light weight...light colored...loose fitting clothing. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.