Latest Non-Precipitation Watch/Warning/Advisory by KVEF
Issued 6/18/2018 1:57 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 6/23/2018 8:00 PM US/Pacific.
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urgent - weather message
national weather service las vegas nv
425 am pdt wed jun 20 2018
northwest plateau-lake havasu and fort mohave-northwest deserts-
lake mead national recreation area-death valley national park-
western mojave desert-eastern mojave desert-morongo basin-
cadiz basin-san bernardino county-upper colorado river valley-
northeast clark county-western clark and southern nye county-
las vegas valley-southern clark county-
including colorado city,
pipe spring national monument, tuweep, mt trumbell,
western grand canyon, lake havasu city, desert hills, topock,
kingman, golden valley, dolan springs, valentine, wikieup, yucca,
bullhead city, oatman, mohave valley, furnace creek,
stovepipe wells, shoshone, barstow, daggett, fort irwin, baker,
mountain pass, mitchell caverns, morongo valley, yucca valley,
twentynine palms, vidal junction, needles, mesquite, overton,
moapa, pahrump, indian springs, desert rock, amargosa valley,
las vegas, north las vegas, henderson, boulder city, hoover dam,
laughlin, primm, .searchlight, and cal-nev-ari
425 am pdt wed jun 20 2018 /425 am mst wed jun 20 2018/
...excessive heat warning remains in effect from 11 am pdt /11 am
mst/ thursday to 8 pm pdt /8 pm mst/ saturday...
* temperature...temperatures will warm 6 to 8 degrees above normal
today. however, the hottest days are expected to be thursday
and friday with the las vegas valley and pahrump...potentially
reaching 110 to 115 degrees...115 to 120 along the colorado
river valley, and 120 to 125 degrees in death valley.
temperatures on saturday are forecast to cool only about 1 to 2
degrees, so the warning has been extended.
* impacts...heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and
heat stroke will be possible. people most vulnerable include
those who are spending lots of time outdoors...those who do
not have 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.