Lake Mead National Recreation Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 3:46 AM MDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat watch in effect from Tuesday morning through
Wednesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued an excessive
heat watch, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through
Wednesday evening.

* Timing... Tuesday morning through Wednesday evening. Right now,
Thursday is beyond the seven day forecast, but it looks like
excessive heat conditions will extend into Thursday.

* Temperature... Las Vegas Valley 111 to 116. Northeast Clark
County, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and lower Colorado
River valley 116 to 122. Pahrump Valley, Barstow, morongo basin
108 to 113. Kingman and Colorado City 102 to 107. Death Valley
National Park 122 to 127. Mount Charleston 85 to 90.

* Impacts... heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and
heat stroke will be possible. People most vulnerable include
those who are spending lots of time outdoors... those who do not
have air conditioning... Young children... the elderly... and those
with chronic ailments.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The hot temperatures will create a
dangerous 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.




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