864  
WWUS75 KPSR 131933  
NPWPSR  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ  
1233 PM MST MON JUL 13 2020  
 
AZZ530>563-CAZ560>570-140300-  
/O.CON.KPSR.EH.W.0006.000000T0000Z-200714T0300Z/  
PARKER VALLEY-KOFA-YUMA-CENTRAL LA PAZ-AGUILA VALLEY-  
SOUTHEAST YUMA COUNTY-GILA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHWEST VALLEY-  
TONOPAH DESERT-GILA BEND-BUCKEYE/AVONDALE-CAVE CREEK/NEW RIVER-  
DEER VALLEY-CENTRAL PHOENIX-NORTH PHOENIX/GLENDALE-NEW RIVER MESA-  
SCOTTSDALE/PARADISE VALLEY-RIO VERDE/SALT RIVER-EAST VALLEY-  
FOUNTAIN HILLS/EAST MESA-SOUTH MOUNTAIN/AHWATUKEE-  
SOUTHEAST VALLEY/QUEEN CREEK-SUPERIOR-NORTHWEST PINAL COUNTY-  
WEST PINAL COUNTY-APACHE JUNCTION/GOLD CANYON-TONTO BASIN-  
MAZATZAL MOUNTAINS-PINAL/SUPERSTITION MOUNTAINS-  
SONORAN DESERT NATL MONUMENT-SAN CARLOS-DRIPPING SPRINGS-  
GLOBE/MIAMI-SOUTHEAST GILA COUNTY-JOSHUA TREE NP WEST-  
JOSHUA TREE NP EAST-IMPERIAL COUNTY SOUTHWEST-SALTON SEA-  
CHUCKWALLA MOUNTAINS-IMPERIAL COUNTY SOUTHEAST-  
IMPERIAL COUNTY WEST-IMPERIAL VALLEY-CHIRIACO SUMMIT-  
PALO VERDE VALLEY-CHUCKWALLA VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PARKER, EHRENBERG, PALM CANYON, YUMA,  
FORTUNA FOOTHILLS, BRENDA, HARCUVAR, QUARTZSITE, VICKSBURG,  
VICKSBURG JUNCTION, SALOME, AGUILA, GLADDEN, WICKENBURG, LIGURTA,  
CIRCLE CITY, SURPRISE, WITTMANN, BEARDSLEY, SUN CITY WEST,  
ARLINGTON, HASSAYAMPA, TONOPAH, WINTERSBURG, GILA BEND, SENTINEL,  
AVONDALE, CASHION, GOODYEAR, LIBERTY, SCOTTSDALE, PEORIA,  
PHOENIX, PARADISE VALLEY, TORTILLA FLAT, MESA, CHANDLER, TEMPE,  
GILBERT, FOUNTAIN HILLS, SUN LAKES, QUEEN CREEK, SUPERIOR,  
CASA GRANDE, CACTUS FOREST, FLORENCE, COOLIDGE, APACHE JUNCTION,  
PUNKIN CENTER, SUNFLOWER, KAKA, SAN CARLOS, PERIDOT, HAYDEN,  
WINKELMAN, GLOBE, MIAMI, COTTONWOOD VISITOR,  
LOST HORSE-KEYS VILLAGE, MOUNTAIN SPRING, DESERT SHORES,  
IMPERIAL HOT MINERAL SPRINGS, WINTERHAVEN, COOLIDGE SPRINGS,  
SALTON CITY, WINONA, COYOTE WELLS, OCOTILLO, PLASTER CITY,  
EL CENTRO, CALEXICO, ALAMORIO, BRAWLEY, CHIRIACO SUMMIT,  
MARTINEZ LAKE, BLYTHE, PALO VERDE, RIPLEY, AND MIDLAND  
1233 PM MST MON JUL 13 2020 /1233 PM PDT MON JUL 13 2020/  
 
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM  
PDT/ THIS EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES 107  
TO 117.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARIZONA AND  
SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM PDT/ MONDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...HIGH HEAT RISK. OVEREXPOSURE CAN CAUSE HEAT CRAMPS  
AND HEAT EXHAUSTION TO DEVELOP AND, WITHOUT INTERVENTION, CAN  
LEAD TO HEAT STROKE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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