Weather Alert Details

Tucson Metro Area including Tucson/Green Valley/Marana/Vail

Excessive Heat Watch from WED 8:00 PM MST until SAT 12:52 PM MST Issued June, 12 2021 at 12:52 PM - US/Mountain expires June, 12 2021 at 12:52 PM - US/Mountain ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures from 107 to 113 today through Friday. * WHERE...Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley, Tucson Metro Area and Upper Gila River Valley. * WHEN...In effect until 9 PM MST Friday. * IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Keep in mind you may need to adjust your plans based on the latest health and safety guidelines from CDC and your local officials. Cooling shelters may need to take your temperature or ask questions about how you are feeling. 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. &&