The National Weather Service has issued its first excessive heat warning that will impact the Phoenix area including Fountain Hills beginning Tuesday, June 11 at 10 a.m. and continuing through Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m. Daytime temperatures are expected to exceed 110 degrees with overnight lows in the 80s.
People are urged to stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings. Drink water, more than usual, and avoid dehydrating alcoholic, sugary, or caffeinated drinks.
Dress for the heat - lightweight and light-colored clothing. Eat small meals and eat more often. Monitor those with a higher vulnerability to heat, including small children. Check in on family, friends, and neighbors, especially the elderly.
If engaging in outdoor activity, take longer and more frequent breaks and avoid the hottest parts of the day.
Never leave kids or pets unattended in cars.