Weather Alerts for Mt Lemmon/ Summerhaven

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
MT LEMMON/ SUMMERHAVEN

Areas Affected:
Chiricahua Mountains including Chiricahua National Monument - Dragoon, Mule, Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains including Bisbee, Canelo Hills, Madera Canyon - Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains including Mount Graham - Santa Catalina and Rincon Mountains including Mount Lemmon, Summerhaven - White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee Counties including Hannagan Meadow
Effective: Fri 2:06 am Updated: Fri 4:51 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 7:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST SUNDAY...
* IMPACTS...Unusually hot temperatures could result in heat
related illness for hikers and those who are exposed to the
heat for prolonged periods of time, even at elevations as high
as 7000 feet.
* AFFECTED AREAS...Higher elevation mountain ranges surrounding
Tucson and locales eastward, including Mt. Lemmon,
Summerhaven, Madera Canyon, the Chiricahua National Monument
and Bisbee.
* TEMPERATURES...Highs in the mid to upper 90s as high as 7000
feet.
* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

Information:
A Heat Advisory means that a period of unusually hot temperatures
is expected. 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 of water.
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.