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Phoenix, AZ Weather

Excessive Heat Watch

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Central Phoenix: Excessive Heat Watch in effect from Monday, 10:00 AM MST until Tuesday, July 24 at 8:00 PM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...Parts of southwest and south-central Arizona,
including the greater Phoenix area and Yuma.

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures ranging from 114 to 118
degrees.

* 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...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a period of very hot
temperatures, even by local standards, is possible. Actions
should be taken to prepare for the potential of extreme heat.

Stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water,
more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or
caffeinated drinks. Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-
colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor
those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small
children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially
the elderly. If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and
more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.

Public cooling shelters are available in some areas. Consult
county officials for more details.

Recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Early
signs include thirst and muscle cramps. Heat exhaustion may
include: cool, moist, pale skin; headache; dizziness; weakness or
exhaustion; nausea. The most serious illness is heat stroke,
which may include: vomiting; confusion; throbbing headache;
decreased alertness or loss of consciousness; high body
temperature (above 105F); hot, dry skin; rapid, weak pulse;
rapid, shallow breathing; seizures.

Heat stroke can be DEADLY. Treat as an emergency and call 9 1 1.

Continue to monitor NWS forecasts, broadcast outlets, and local
government for updates.

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Air Quality Alert

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Maricopa: Air Quality Alert in effect until Thursday, 11:00 PM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HIGH POLLUTION ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY INCLUDING THE GREATER
PHOENIX AREA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in Phoenix has issued
an Ozone High Pollution Advisory for the Greater Phoenix Area for
Wednesday and Thursday.

This means that forecast weather conditions combined with existing
ozone levels are expected to result in local maximum 8-hour ozone
concentrations that pose a health risk. Adverse health effects
increase as air quality deteriorates.

Ozone is an air contaminant which can cause breathing difficulties
for children as well as persons with respiratory problems. A decrease
in physical activity is recommended.

If it is a regularly scheduled work day, you are urged to car pool,
telecommute or use mass transit.

The use of gasoline-powered equipment should be reduced or done late
in the day.

For details on this High Pollution Advisory for Maricopa County,
visit the ADEQ internet site at www.azdeq.gov or call 602-771-2300.

Today:
Current Conditions
101°
Feels Like: 102°
Partly sunny
High: 106°
Low: 83°
Precipitation 0% Wind W 10.4 MPH
Hour-By-Hour Forecast
Updated every 12 hours Temp Weather Conditions Precip Wind (MPH)
2018-07-18T17:00:00-07:00 101° Intermittent clouds 0% SW 8
2018-07-18T18:00:00-07:00 99° Intermittent clouds 0% WSW 8
2018-07-18T19:00:00-07:00 98° Partly sunny 1% WSW 9
2018-07-18T20:00:00-07:00 96° Partly cloudy 1% WSW 9
2018-07-18T21:00:00-07:00 94° Partly cloudy 1% WSW 9
2018-07-18T22:00:00-07:00 93° Partly cloudy 1% WSW 9
2018-07-18T23:00:00-07:00 92° Partly cloudy 1% W 9
2018-07-19T00:00:00-07:00 91° Partly cloudy 1% WSW 9
2018-07-19T01:00:00-07:00 89° Partly cloudy 0% WSW 8
2018-07-19T02:00:00-07:00 88° Partly cloudy 0% WSW 8
2018-07-19T03:00:00-07:00 87° Partly cloudy 0% WSW 7
2018-07-19T04:00:00-07:00 86° Mostly clear 0% WSW 7
7-Day Forecast
2018-07-18T07:00:00-07:00
2018-07-18T07:00:00-07:00
101°
Intervals of clouds and sun
Low: 84°
Precip: 25%
2018-07-19T07:00:00-07:00
2018-07-19T07:00:00-07:00
106°
Partly sunny; very warm
Low: 87°
Precip: 1%
2018-07-20T07:00:00-07:00
2018-07-20T07:00:00-07:00
107°
Partial sunshine; very warm
Low: 87°
Precip: 10%
2018-07-21T07:00:00-07:00
2018-07-21T07:00:00-07:00
108°
Periods of sun; very warm
Low: 86°
Precip: 13%
2018-07-22T07:00:00-07:00
2018-07-22T07:00:00-07:00
109°
Clouds and sun; very warm
Low: 89°
Precip: 4%
2018-07-23T07:00:00-07:00
2018-07-23T07:00:00-07:00
114°
Sunshine; record-tying heat
Low: 92°
Precip: 1%
2018-07-24T07:00:00-07:00
2018-07-24T07:00:00-07:00
115°
Sunshine and patchy clouds
Low: 91°
Precip: 3%