Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 3:08 AM MDT Jun. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT /9 PM
MST/ this evening...

* temperature... the prolonged period of excessive heat will
finally begin to wane today and come to an end for Tuesday.
Temperatures today will fall to 107-111 for the Las Vegas Valley
and other Lower Desert areas, 118-122 for Death Valley and
110-117 along the Colorado River valley.

* Impacts... even though temperatures will lower somewhat today, heat
illnesses will still be likely; especially for the elderly,
children, homeless, those unaccustomed to the heat, and those
that do not take proper precautions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay
out of the sun... and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling 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 9 1 1.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:56 PM MDT Jun. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon PDT /noon MST/ to
9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ Monday for strong winds and low rh for fire
weather zones 101, 102, 461, 463, 464, 465, and 466...

* affected area... in Arizona... fire weather zones 101 and 102.In
Nevada... fire weather zones 461, 463, 464, 465, and 466.

* Timing... winds will increase significantly by noon Monday and
will peak in the mid to late afternoon hours then gradually
decrease Monday evening.

* Wind... south to southwest with sustained speeds of 15 to 25
mph and gusts around 35 mph.

* Humidity... minimum relative humidity values of 4 to 8 percent
can be expected Monday afternoon for most sites.

* Impacts... a red flag warning means that critical fire weather
conditions are expected. Any fires that develop will likely
spread rapidly. A combination of strong winds... low relative
humidity... and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme
fire behavior.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Outdoor burning is not recommended. Heed all fire restrictions
and use extra caution with any ignition sources.


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