144  
WWUS75 KVEF 232116  
NPWVEF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
216 PM PDT FRI JUN 23 2017  
   
..EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
 
 
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/O.CON.KVEF.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170627T0400Z/  
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-NORTHWEST DESERTS-  
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-  
WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN-  
CADIZ BASIN-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-  
NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY-  
LAS VEGAS VALLEY-SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-  
INCLUDING COLORADO CITY,  
PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT, TUWEEP, MT TRUMBELL,  
WESTERN GRAND CANYON, LAKE HAVASU CITY, DESERT HILLS, TOPOCK,  
KINGMAN, GOLDEN VALLEY, DOLAN SPRINGS, VALENTINE, WIKIEUP, YUCCA,  
BULLHEAD CITY, OATMAN, MOHAVE VALLEY, FURNACE CREEK,  
STOVEPIPE WELLS, SHOSHONE, BARSTOW, DAGGETT, FORT IRWIN, BAKER,  
MOUNTAIN PASS, MITCHELL CAVERNS, MORONGO VALLEY, YUCCA VALLEY,  
TWENTYNINE PALMS, VIDAL JUNCTION, NEEDLES, MESQUITE, OVERTON,  
MOAPA, PAHRUMP, INDIAN SPRINGS, DESERT ROCK, AMARGOSA VALLEY,  
LAS VEGAS, NORTH LAS VEGAS, HENDERSON, BOULDER CITY, HOOVER DAM,  
LAUGHLIN, PRIMM, .SEARCHLIGHT, AND CAL-NEV-ARI  
216 PM PDT FRI JUN 23 2017 /216 PM MST FRI JUN 23 2017/  
 
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT /9 PM  
MST/ MONDAY...  
 
* TEMPERATURE...THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF EXCESSIVE HEAT IS NOW  
EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO MONDAY WITH HIGHS 111-115 FOR THE LAS  
VEGAS VALLEY AND OTHER LOWER DESERT AREAS, 123-125 FOR DEATH  
VALLEY AND 113-120 ALONG THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. OVERNIGHT  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 80S TO MID 90S WILL NOT PROVIDE MUCH RELIEF.  
 
* IMPACTS...A PROLONGED PERIOD OF INTENSE HEAT WILL CREATE A  
DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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