Excessive heat warning issued for Gila Valley

Parts of Graham and Greenlee counties are under a heat warning today.

Staff Reports

GILA VALLEY – Various parts of Arizona, including areas of Graham and Greenlee counties, are under a heat warning today, according to the National Weather Service.

In a heat warning, dangerously hot conditions exist with temperatures from 100 to 107 degrees Fahrenheit.

The warning is in effect from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Overexposure to the high heat can cause heat cramps
and heat exhaustion to develop and can lead to heat stroke.

Recommended 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. This is especially true during hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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