UPDATED AUG. 5: The Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect for the Las Vegas area. Expected high temperatures on Monday are 112 for Las Vegas, 115 for Henderson, 111 for Boulder City, 111 for North Las Vegas.
Excessive heat warning sticks around through tonight. As hot as 115 in some spots today!☀️🌡️Drink plenty of water and try to limit your time outdoors today. pic.twitter.com/cvgWnyItEf— Kelsey McFarland (@KelseyMarie_TV) August 5, 2019
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING for LAS VEGAS remains in effect NOW until 8PM TONIGHT. Hi temp 108-113 in Las Vegas, higher in outlying areas. Take precautions for kids, pets, elderly & people with chronic illnesses. Remember HEAT KILLS - Drink plenty of water. IT WILL BE VERY HOT!!! pic.twitter.com/BrrBNZUDlL— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) August 5, 2019
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in effect from 10 a.m. on Aug. 3 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 5.
Temperatures in the Las Vegas valley can reach between 109 to 113 degrees with temperatures near Lake Mead National Recreation Area reaching 113 to 117 degrees.
Pahrump Valley may have temperatures reaching 106 to 110 degrees with Death Valley National Park nearing 119 to 124 degrees.
Heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be possible.
People most vulnerable to heat illnesses include those who spend lots of time outdoors, those without 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.
Wear lightweight 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.