Statement as of 12:10 PM MDT on June 23, 2017
Expires 10:00 PM EDT on June 25, 2017
... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST
* impacts... the very hot temperatures will significantly
increase the potential for heat related illness for those
working or exercising outdoors during the daytime, or for
those without access to adequate air conditioning.
* Temperatures... highs 106 to 118 degrees.
* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards icon
An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot temperatures will occur. 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 light
weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty
The occupational safety and health administration recommends
these additional steps to reduce risk during outdoor work...
schedule 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 911.
Statement as of 11:23 AM MDT on June 22, 2017
1123 am MST Thu Jun 22 2017
... High pollution advisory for Maricopa County including the greater
Phoenix area and Pinal County Friday...
The Arizona department of environmental quality in Phoenix has issued
an ozone high pollution advisory for the greater Phoenix area for
Friday. The Pinal County department of air quality has issued an
ozone high pollution advisory for Pinal County including Apache
Junction, Casa Grande, Coolidge, and Florence for Friday.
This means that forecast weather conditions combined with existing
ozone levels are expected to result in local maximum 8-hour ozone
concentrations that pose a health risk. Adverse health effects
increase as air quality deteriorates.
Ozone is an air contaminant which can cause breathing difficulties
for children as well as persons with respiratory problems. A decrease
in physical activity is recommended.
If it is a regularly scheduled work day, you are urged to car pool,
telecommute or use mass transit.
The use of gasoline-powered equipment should be reduced or done late
in the day.
For details on this high pollution advisory for Maricopa County,
visit the adeq internet site at www.Azdeq.Gov or call 602-771-2300.
For details on this high pollution advisory for Pinal County, visit
the Pinal County department of air quality internet site at