Back

Weather Alert Detail

  • Excessive Heat Watch for Northwest Deserts County, Arizona
  • Excessive Heat Watch issued June 25 at 7:58PM MST until July 01 at 8:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 7:58 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, July 1, 2013 at 8 p.m.
  • ...RECORD BREAKING HEAT POSSIBLE FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...
    .NEAR RECORD AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE
    EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION RESULTING FROM A STRONG AREA OF
    HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE WESTERN UNITED STATES FRIDAY THROUGH
    MONDAY.
    ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
    THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
    AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
    THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 ACROSS MUCH OF THE
    MOJAVE DESERT AND THE SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN.
    * EXPECTED HIGH TEMPERATURES: LAS VEGAS (MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL
    AIRPORT) 114 TO 117...MESQUITE AND THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY 119
    TO 125...PAHRUMP 110 TO 112...BARSTOW 114 TO 117...MORONGO BASIN
    108 TO 115...KINGMAN 109 TO 112...BISHOP 105 TO 110...PIOCHE 105
    TO 110...AND DEATH VALLEY 125 TO 129.
    * TIMING: WHILE EXCESSIVELY HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
    FRIDAY THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY NEXT WEEK...SATURDAY AND
    SUNDAY WILL LIKELY BE THE HOTTEST DAYS OF THIS EVENT. LITTLE
    RELIEF IS EXPECTED AT NIGHT...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS SUCH
    AS THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY WHERE LOW TEMPERATURES NEAR THE
    STRIP AND DOWNTOWN MAY NOT DROP BELOW 90 DEGREES.
    * GREATEST IMPACTS: CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND PEOPLE WITH
    CHRONIC AILMENTS ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT-RELATED
    ILLNESS. HEAT EXHAUSTION...CRAMPS...OR IN EXTREME CASES HEAT
    STROKE CAN RESULT FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE
    CONDITIONS. FRIENDS... RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK
    ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK.