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Weather Alert Detail

  • Excessive Heat Watch for Yuma County, Arizona
  • Excessive Heat Watch issued August 12 at 2:08AM MST until August 15 at 8:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 2:08 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 8 p.m.
  • ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
    THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
    * AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST
    CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING YUMA...PARKER...QUARTZSITE...EL CENTRO...AND
    BLYTHE.
    * TEMPERATURE...110 TO 115.
    * IMPACTS...EXCEEDINGLY HIGH TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE HEAT RELATED
    ILLNESS...INCLUDING DEATH...MORE EASILY THAN AN AVERAGE SUMMER
    DAY. THOSE WORKING OR PLAYING OUTDOORS AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR
    CONDITIONING ARE MOST VULNERABLE.