Weather Alert Details

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Excessive Heat Watch from 10AM PDT WED until 2:32AM PDT SUN Issued May, 24 2020 at 2:32 AM - US/Pacific expires May, 24 2020 at 2:32 AM - US/Pacific ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ FRIDAY... * WHAT...DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS FOR LATE MAY WITH RECORD TO NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 105 TO 110 DEGREES FOR LAS VEGAS, PAHRUMP, BARSTOW AND MORONGO BASIN. 110 TO 115 FOR OVERTON, LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, BULLHEAD CITY, NEEDLES AND LAKE HAVASU CITY. 100 TO 105 AROUND KINGMAN AND 115 TO 120 FOR DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK. * WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA, SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN NEVADA. * WHEN...FROM 10 AM PDT /10 AM MST/ WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ FRIDAY. * IMPACTS...EXTREME HEAT WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES, PARTICULARLY FOR THOSE WORKING OR PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS ARE USUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. HEAT EXHAUSTION...CRAMPS OR IN EXTREME CASES...HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE CONDITIONS. FRIENDS...RELATIVES OR NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. 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 LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE. TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK, THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY! CALL 9 1 1. &&