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Excessive heat warning issued for local area

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Posted at 8:21 AM, Jul 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-06 12:40:05-04

An excessive heat warning is in effect for the Southern Nevada area from 11 a.m. today until 11 p.m. Saturday.

Temperatures are expected to be between 110 and 120 degrees during the day, with lows in the 80s and 90s at night.

Extreme heat can be dangerous for the elderly, children, homeless, pets and those who are not accustomed to the heat.

Safety tips include:

  • Reschedule strenuous outdoor activity to early morning or evening hours if possible.
  • Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Take frequent breaks in a cooler area if you have to work outside.
  • Never leave young children or pets in unattended vehicles.

Click here for more information about the warning.