Weather Alerts for Maricopa County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
MARICOPA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Apache Junction, Gold Canyon - Buckeye, Avondale - Cave Creek, New River - Central Phoenix - Deer Valley - Dripping Springs - East Valley - Fountain Hills, East Mesa - Globe, Miami - New River Mesa - North Phoenix, Glendale - Northwest Pinal County - Northwest Valley - Rio Verde, Salt River - San Carlos - Scottsdale, Paradise Valley - South Mountain, Ahwatukee - Southeast Valley, Queen Creek - Superior - Tonto Basin - West Pinal County
Effective: Sat, 6/12 10:00am Updated: Sat, 6/12 3:40am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/18 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM MST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures 106
to 118 expected.
* WHERE...Portions of south central Arizona.
* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 8 PM MST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Very High Heat Risk. Increase in heat related
illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat
stroke. Heat stroke can lead to death.

Information:
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.
Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.
Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details, which may include guidance for
proper social distancing measures.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.
Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.
Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
MARICOPA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Aguila Valley - Gila Bend - Sonoran Desert Natl Monument - Tonopah Desert
Effective: Sun, 6/13 10:00am Updated: Sat, 6/12 3:40am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/18 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO
8 PM MST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures 111
to 118 expected.
* WHERE...Sonoran Desert National Monument, Aguila Valley, Gila
Bend and Tonopah Desert.
* WHEN...From 10 AM Sunday to 8 PM MST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Very High Heat Risk. Increase in heat related
illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat
stroke. Heat stroke can lead to death.

Information:
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.
Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.
Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details, which may include guidance for
proper social distancing measures.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.
Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.
Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
MARICOPA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Mazatzal Mountains - Pinal, Superstition Mountains - Southeast Gila County
Effective: Sun, 6/13 10:00am Updated: Sat, 6/12 3:40am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/18 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO
8 PM MST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures 97
to 112 expected.
* WHERE...Southeast Gila County, Mazatzal Mountains and
Pinal/Superstition Mountains.
* WHEN...From 10 AM Sunday to 8 PM MST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Very High Heat Risk. Increase in heat related
illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat
stroke. Heat stroke can lead to death.

Information:
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions should
be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.
Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.
Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details, which may include guidance for
proper social distancing measures.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.
Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.
Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
MARICOPA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Maricopa
Effective: Fri, 6/11 9:26am Updated: Sat, 6/12 3:40am Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Sun, 6/13 9:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...OZONE HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE
GREATER PHOENIX AREA THROUGH SUNDAY...
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in Phoenix has
extended an Ozone High Pollution Advisory for the Greater Phoenix
Area through Sunday.
This means that forecast weather conditions combined with existing
ozone levels are expected to result in local maximum 8-hour ozone
concentrations that pose a health risk. Adverse health effects
increase as air quality deteriorates.
Ozone is an air contaminant which can cause breathing difficulties
for children, older adults, as well as persons with respiratory
problems. A decrease in physical activity is recommended.
If it is a regularly scheduled work day, you are urged to car pool,
telecommute or use mass transit.
The use of gasoline-powered equipment should be reduced or done late
in the day.
For details on this High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County,
visit the ADEQ internet site at www.azdeq.gov/forecasting or call 602-
771-2300.