Excessive Heat Warning extended in area to nine Arizona counties

August 13, 2019 - 6:01 pm

National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal, and Yuma Counties from 8/13/19 10 AM to 8/15/19 8 PM and Graham, Greenlee, and Pima Counties from 8/14/19 10 AM to 8/15/19 8 PM

Newly Added: 

Mohave County from 8/14/19 8 AM to 8/16/19 8 PM

Daytime highs are expected to be in the 104 to 118 degrees Fahrenheit range. Residents are advised to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed.

Precautions to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke: 

  • Stay in air-conditioned buildings.
  • Limit outdoor activity during the hottest part of the day (mid-day).
  • Check on at-risk friends, family, and neighbors at least twice a day.
  • Drink water before, during, and after working or exercising outside.

Check the UV Index.

The image shows a heat risk map for the state of Arizona produced for August 15, 2019.