Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Graham and Greenlee Counties

The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat warning for:

Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, and Yuma Counties from 8/20/19 from 11 AM to 8/21/19 8 PM

Daytime highs are expected to be in the 108 to 116 degrees Fahrenheit range. Residents are advised to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed.

Precautions to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke:

  • Stay in air-conditioned buildings.
  • Limit outdoor activity during the hottest part of the day (mid-day).
  • Check on at-risk friends, family, and neighbors at least twice a day.
  • Drink water before, during, and after working or exercising outside.