Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect for Phoenix area, 5 other counties

Another Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect for the Phoenix area, as warmer than normal temperatures are expected through the first part of the week.

The National Weather Service issued an advisory for Maricopa County, beginning at 10 a.m. on Sept. 3 through 8 p.m. on Sept. 7.

Portions of La Paz, Mohave, Pinal, and Yuma counties are also under the warning until 8 p.m. Wednesday. The lower elevations of the Grand Canyon are also affected.

Get the latest warnings here: https://www.weather.gov/psr/

You can check the latest weather conditions by visiting the FOX 10 Phoenix weather page, or download the Free FOX 10 Weather app, which is available on Apple iOS and Android.

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Preventing heat exhaustion/heat stroke

The Arizona Department of Health Services stated the following precautions can be taken to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke:

  • Stay in air-conditioned buildings
  • Find a cooling center/hydration station
  • Limit outdoor activity during the hottest part of the day (mid-day)
  • Check on at-risk friends, family, and neighbors at least twice a day
  • Drink water before, during, and after working or exercising outside
  • Check the UV Index
  • Check the heat risk map