WEATHER

Maricopa County under excessive heat warning

Posted 7/21/22

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Maricopa County from 11 a.m. today, July 21, until 8 p.m. Friday, July 22.

Temperatures could reach 116 degrees.

Other …

This story requires a subscription for $5.99/month.

Already have an account? Log in to continue.

Current print subscribers can create a free account by clicking here.

Otherwise, click here to subscribe.

To Our Valued Readers –

Visitors to our website will be limited to five stories per month unless they opt to subscribe. The five stories do not include our exclusive content written by our journalists.

For $5.99, less than 20 cents a day, digital subscribers will receive unlimited access to YourValley.net, including exclusive content from our newsroom and access to our Daily Independent e-edition.

Our commitment to balanced, fair reporting and local coverage provides insight and perspective not found anywhere else.

Your financial commitment will help to preserve the kind of honest journalism produced by our reporters and editors. We trust you agree that independent journalism is an essential component of our democracy. Please click here to subscribe.

Sincerely,
Charlene Bisson, Publisher, Independent Newsmedia

Please log in to continue

Log in
I am anchor
WEATHER

Maricopa County under excessive heat warning

Posted

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Maricopa County from 11 a.m. today, July 21, until 8 p.m. Friday, July 22.

Temperatures could reach 116 degrees.

Other counties listed under the warning are Coconino in areas below 4,500 feet, La Paz, Mohave, Yavapai and Yuma.

Health officials advise these precautions to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke:

  • Stay in air-conditioned buildings. Find cooling centers, hydration stations and collection/donation sites in Maricopa, Pima and Yuma counties.
  • 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.