Excessive Heat Warning

July 7, 2017

 

It's going to be another scorcher out there today. According to NOAA Marble, and Glen Canyons will reach between 105 to 112 degrees. Including Horseshoe Bend and Page, Arizona. Be careful out there and make sure you stay cool and hydrated. Keep an eye out on children, and relatives.

 

Here is the Official Warning.

Marble and Glen Canyons Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA

 

Excessive Heat Warning

Issued: 3:13 AM MDT Jul. 7, 2017 – National Weather Service

 

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST this evening...

 

* affected area... Marble and Glen canyons.

 

* High temperatures... 105 to 112 degrees below 5000 feet including Page, Horseshoe Bend, Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell, and Lees Ferry. 100 to 105 around 5000 feet and higher including House Rock.

 

* Impacts... a prolonged period of hot temperatures will continue and will increase the potential for heat related illness. Those without access to adequate air conditioning and hydration are most at risk.

 

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

 

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Hot temperatures will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room if possible... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and neighbors.

 

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. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency... call 9 1 1.

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