Excessive Heat Warning for Maricopa and Yuma Counties effective Jul. 15-16

July 12, 2019 - 8:32 pm

Excessive Heat Warning for Maricopa and Yuma Counties

National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for:

Maricopa County on 7/15/19 from 10:00 AM to 7/16/19 at 8:00 PM

Yuma County on 7/15/19 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Daytime highs are expected to be in the 109-114 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.

Click here to learn more about today's heat risk map.

For additional information, please visit our Heat Safety Site which details ways to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed.

The image shows the Heat Risk Map for July 15. The map is produced by the National Weather Service.

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