...Excessive Heat Warning for Tuesday through Thursday... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/ TUESDAY TO 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ THURSDAY...
* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures around Las Vegas, Pahrump and the Morongo Basin on Tuesday will range between 105 to 110 degrees. On Wednesday and Thursday, temperatures will range between 108 to 113 degrees. Temperatures in Death Valley National Park and in the Lower Colorado River Valley will range from 113 to 121 degrees.
* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be possible. People most vulnerable to heat illnesses include those who spend lots of time outdoors, those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly, and those with chronic ailments.
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.
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.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur...creating a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely if precautions are not taken. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.