Weather Alerts for Maricopa Area

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
MARICOPA AREA

Areas Affected:
Eastern Cochise County Below 5000 Feet including Douglas, Willcox - South Central Pinal County including Eloy, Picacho Peak State Park - Southeast Pinal County including Kearny, Mammoth, Oracle - Tohono O'odham Nation including Sells - Tucson Metro Area including Tucson, Green Valley, Marana, Vail - Upper Gila River and Aravaipa Valleys including Clifton, Safford - Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista, Benson - Upper Santa Cruz River and Altar Valleys including Nogales - Western Pima County Including Ajo, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Effective: Mon, 7/23 10:00am Updated: Sun, 7/22 4:54pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/25 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO 8 PM
MST WEDNESDAY...
* IMPACTS...Excessive heat will result in an increased potential
for heat related illness. Those working or participating in
outdoor activities or those without access to adequate air
conditioning will be most at risk.
* AFFECTED AREAS...Southeast Pinal, Pima, Santa Cruz, Graham,
Greenlee and Cochise Counties below 5000 feet in elevation.
* TEMPERATURES...Temperatures ranging from 108 to 115 degrees
across Pima and Pinal Counties; 105 to 109 degrees across Graham
County; and 101 to 108 degrees across Santa Cruz and Cochise Counties.
Low temperatures Monday night into Wednesday morning will also
be abnormally warm which adds to the heat related stress on the
body.
* 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 prolonged 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.

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
MARICOPA AREA

Areas Affected:
Buckeye, Avondale - Cave Creek, New River - Central Phoenix - Deer Valley - East Valley - Gila Bend - Gila River Valley - North Phoenix, Glendale - Northwest Pinal County - Scottsdale, Paradise Valley - Sonoran Desert Natl Monument - South Mountain, Ahwatukee - Southeast Valley, Queen Creek - Southeast Yuma County - West Pinal County - Yuma
Effective: Mon, 7/23 10:00am Updated: Sun, 7/22 4:54pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/25 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO
8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...
* AFFECTED AREA...Parts of southwest and south-central Arizona,
including the Phoenix metropolitan area and Yuma.
* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures ranging from 114 to 118
degrees. Little overnight relief with lows only 85 to 94
degrees.
* IMPACTS...High to extreme risk of heat related illness for
those working or participating in outdoor activities or those
without access to adequate air conditioning.

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.
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 AREA

Areas Affected:
Aguila Valley - Apache Junction, Gold Canyon - Dripping Springs - Fountain Hills, East Mesa - Globe, Miami - New River Mesa - Northwest Valley - Rio Verde, Salt River - San Carlos - Superior - Tonopah Desert - Tonto Basin
Effective: Mon, 7/23 10:00am Updated: Sun, 7/22 4:54pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/25 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO
8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...
* AFFECTED AREA...Foothill and higher elevation population
centers of eastern Maricopa and southern Gila counties.
* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures 100 to 112 degrees with
overnight lows only 75 to 85 degrees.
* IMPACTS...High risk of heat related illness for those working
or participating in outdoor activities or those without access
to adequate air conditioning.

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.
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.

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
MARICOPA AREA

Areas Affected:
Mazatzal Mountains - Pinal, Superstition Mountains - Southeast Gila County
Effective: Tue, 7/24 10:00am Updated: Sun, 7/22 4:54pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/25 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 8 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...
* AFFECTED AREA...Higher elevations of Gila County including the
San Carlos area and Four Peak Wilderness.
* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures 90 to 100 degrees.
* IMPACTS...High risk of heat related illness for those
participating in outdoor activities.

Information:
A Heat Advisory means that a period of 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.
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.