Heat advisory issued for Northern Gila County

Northern Gila County - Including the cities of Payson, Strawberry, and Young

149 AM MST Mon Jul 23 2018

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 8 PM MST WEDNESDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 98 to 102 between 4000 and 5000 feet elevation including Payson, 103 to 110 below 4000 feet. Lows 72 to 80.

* IMPACTS...High risk of heat related illness for those working or participating in outdoor activities or those without access to adequate air conditioning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The hot temperatures will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Keep pets inside, provide shade and plenty of water for livestock and outdoor animals.

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