Weather Alerts for Pinal County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
PINAL COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Apache Junction, Gold Canyon - Buckeye, Avondale - Cave Creek, New River - Central Phoenix - Deer Valley - East Valley - Fountain Hills, East Mesa - Globe, Miami - New River Mesa - North Phoenix, Glendale - Northwest Pinal County - Northwest Valley - San Carlos - Scottsdale, Paradise Valley - South Mountain, Ahwatukee - Southeast Valley, Queen Creek - Tonto Basin - West Pinal County
Effective: Fri, 6/22 2:09am Updated: Fri, 6/22 1:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/22 9:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST /9 PM
PDT/ THIS EVENING...
* AFFECTED AREA...The Phoenix metropolitan area, Globe and
Miami, and Casa Grande in Arizona. Joshua Tree National Park,
Salton City, and Ocotillo in southeast California.
* TEMPERATURE...As high as 110 to 113 degrees across the lower
deserts and 100 to 105 in the higher elevations such as Globe.
* IMPACTS...Increased potential for heat related illness. Those
working or participating in outdoor activities during the
afternoon hours or those without access to adequate air
conditioning will be most at risk.

Information:
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.

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
PINAL COUNTY

Areas Affected:
South Central Pinal County including Eloy, Picacho Peak State Park - Tohono O'odham Nation including Sells - Tucson Metro Area including Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail - Upper Gila River and Aravaipa Valleys including Clifton, Safford - Western Pima County Including Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Effective: Fri, 6/22 1:23pm Updated: Fri, 6/22 1:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/22 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...
* IMPACTS...Excessive heat will result in an increased potential
for heat related illness. Those working or participating in
outdoor activities during the afternoon hours or those without
access to adequate air conditioning will be most at risk.
* AFFECTED AREAS...Pima and Southeast Pinal counties including
the Tucson Metro Area and the Tohono O`Odham Nation. The Upper
Gila River Valley in Graham county including Safford is also
in the warning.
* TEMPERATURES...High temperatures of 106 to 111 degrees.
* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

Information:
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of extremely hot
temperatures will occur. 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.