Weather Alerts for Clark County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Watch  EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH   Excessive Heat Watch
CLARK COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Lake Mead National Recreation Area - Las Vegas Valley - Northeast Clark County - Southern Clark County - Western Clark and Southern Nye County
Effective: Tue 11:13 am Updated: Mon 10:15 am Urgency: Future
Expires: Tue 8:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
* TEMPERATURE...108 TO 113 IN THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY...BOULDER
CITY AND PAHRUMP...110 TO 115 FOR MUCH OF SAN BERNARDINO...
SOUTHERN MOHAVE AND NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTIES...115 TO 120
ALONG THE COLORADO RIVER FROM LAUGHLIN AND BULLHEAD CITY DOWN
TO HAVASU CITY...118 TO 123 IN DEATH VALLEY.
* IMPACTS...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED
PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES
SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE WILL BE LIKELY. PEOPLE
MOST VULNERABLE INCLUDE THOSE WHO ARE SPENDING LOTS OF TIME
OUTDOORS...THOSE WHO DO NOT HAVE AIR CONDITIONING...YOUNG
CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND THOSE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS. NO
PERSON OR ANIMAL SHOULD BE LEFT IN AN UNATTENDED VEHICLE AS
TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE VEHICLE CAN BECOME LETHAL QUICKLY.

Information:
HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT
ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-
CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON
RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.
IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. YOUR BODY CAN LOSE UP TO A GALLON OF WATER AN
HOUR THROUGH PERSPIRATION...SO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER TO AVOID
DEHYDRATION. ALCOHOLIC AND CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES SHOULD BE
AVOIDED BECAUSE THEY CAN INCREASE THE RATE OF WATER LOSS IN YOUR
BODY...INCREASING THE RISK OF HEAT EXHAUSTION OR STROKE. WEAR
LIGHT WEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING. WEAR A HAT
TO SHIELD YOURSELF FROM THE SUNSHINE AND USE SUNSCREEN TO REDUCE
THE RISK OF SUNBURN.

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
CLARK COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Sheep Range - Spring Mountains
Effective: Tue 4:14 am Updated: Mon 10:15 am Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed 8:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY NEAR THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST COAST WEDNESDAY LEADING TO INCREASING WINDS ACROSS
SOUTHERN NEVADA.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 463 AND 464...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN NVZ463...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 463. IN NVZ464...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 464.
* TIMING...MOST OF THE DAY WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY EVENING.
* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
* HUMIDITY...DROPPING TO 13 TO 15 PERCENT OVER AT LEAST LOW AND
MID ELEVATIONS OF THE SPRING MOUNTAINS AND SHEEP RANGE.
HIGHER ELEVATIONS MAY NOT SEE HUMIDITY VALUES FALL BELOW 15
PERCENT.

Information:
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.