Marble and Glen Canyons Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 1:38 AM MDT Jul. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning in effect from 8 am this morning to
11 PM MST Thursday for elevations below 4000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued an excessive
heat warning... which is in effect from 8 am this morning to 11 PM
MST Thursday.

* High temperatures... 110 to 115.

* Impacts... heat related illness will be likely for those
involved in strenuous activity outdoors or those with health
conditions who do not have adequate access to air
conditioning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This warning is reserved for only the hottest days of the year
and is issued when temperatures are expected to rise to dangerous
levels. Day hikers on bright angel trail should descend no
further than 1 1/2 miles. Between 10 am and 4 PM... physical
activity is discouraged. Hikers should attempt to be out of the
canyon... at Indian Garden or bright angel campground between
these hours. All hikers should have adequate gear... including a
wide-brimmed hat... sunscreen... salty Snacks... sufficient water
and electrolyte mix. Doubling your calorie Intake helps maintain
your energy. Hike smart.



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