...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT /8 PM
* TEMPERATURE...Temperatures today and and Friday in Las Vegas
Valley and Pahrump reaching 110 to 115 degrees...115 to 120
along the Colorado River Valley, and 120 to 125 degrees in Death
Valley. Temperatures on Saturday are forecast to cool only
about 1 to 2 degrees.
* 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.
Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.