Safety

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for : 

  • Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal, and Yuma Counties from 8/13/19 from 10 AM to 8/15/19 8 PM
  • Graham, Greenlee, and Pima Counties from 8/14/19 from 10 AM to 8/15/19 8 PM

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

Precautions to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke:

National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, and Yuma Counties from 8/3 10 AM to 8/5 8PM.

Daytime highs are expected to be in the 105-114 degrees Fahrenheit range and overnight lows in the mid to upper 80s. Residents are advised to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed.

Precautions to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke:

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.

Halloween is just days away, one of the most popular holidays in this country. Little witches, ghosts, pirates and super heroes will soon take to the streets for trick or treat fun, and the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada has tips to help everyone stay safe while enjoying the festivities.

“Halloween is a fun time for everyone and we want to make sure you all stay safe while enjoying it,” said Alan Diskin, executive director, American Red Cross of Southern Nevada. “Here are the top ways for parents to keep the kids safe while getting ready for Trick or Treat."

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) coordinates interactive mapping for the Heat Relief Network, a collaboration of municipalities, nonprofit organizations, faith-based communities, and businesses that accept water donations or provide hydration and refuge from heat for people in need. The goal of the Heat Relief Network is to prevent heat-related deaths and illnesses.

Arizona is very dry and we are continuously having days of high winds and low humidity. We would like to ask for your help in sharing these reminders. It is up to us and our visitors to stay safe and do what we can to reduce wildfire danger.

FIREWISE REMINDERS:

Currently all Fire Districts, Arizona State Forestry, and National Forest are under Stage II restrictions.

 Stage II Fire Restrictions:

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