Severe Weather Alerts - Las Vegas, NV

  • Excessive Heat Warning

    Excessive Heat Warning in effect until Thursday, 11:00 PM PDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
/11 PM MST/ THURSDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS 110 TO 115 IN THE MOJAVE DESERT..115 TO
120 IN THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AND NEAR 125 FOR DEATH VALLEY
BY THURSDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES ONLY FALLING INTO THE UPPER 80S
FOR MOST OF THE REGION.

* IMPACTS...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED
PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. HEAT
RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE WILL
BE LIKELY. 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...

DRINK PLENTY OF LIQUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY
OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. IF YOU
PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE SHADE.
ALCOHOLIC AND CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES SHOULD BE AVOIDED. WEAR LIGHT
WEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING. YOUNG CHILDREN
AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES.

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