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Weather Alert Detail

  • Excessive Heat Watch for Yuma County, Arizona
  • Excessive Heat Watch issued July 22 at 3:53AM MST until July 24 at 8:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 3:53 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
    THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
    AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
    THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...THE LOWER DESERTS IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA INCLUDING
    THE IMPERIAL VALLEY...AND THE CITIES OF EL CENTRO AND BLYTHE. THE
    SOUTHWEST AND WEST-CENTRAL DESERTS IN ARIZONA INCLUDING PARKER...
    YUMA...TACNA...GILA BEND...COOLIDGE AND THE GREATER PHOENIX
    METROPOLITAN AREA.
    * TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
    WILL RANGE FROM 111 TO 117 DEGREES ACROSS THE LOWER DESERTS.
    OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE VERY WARM...IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOW 90S
    AT THE WARMEST URBAN SITES.
    * IMPACTS...EXCESSIVELY HOT TEMPERATURES CAN BE STRESSFUL TO
    ANIMALS AND HUMANS...MAKING IT HARD FOR THE BODY TO ACCLIMATE
    AND REMAIN HYDRATED. EXTREMELY WARM OVERNIGHT LOW
    TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOW 90S...DO NOT ALLOW THE
    BODY TO COOL DOWN PROPERLY OVERNIGHT...AND CAN MAKE EXTREME
    HEAT EVEN MORE DANGEROUS.