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Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 4:44 AM MDT Jun. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Friday evening...

* temperature... temperatures will increase during the week with
readings 6 to 8 degrees above normal by Wednesday. However,
the hottest days are expected to be Thursday and Friday with
the Las Vegas Valley and Pahrump... potentially reaching 110 to
115 degrees... 115 to 120 along the Colorado River valley, and
120 to 125 degrees in Death Valley.

* 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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