YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY-TV) – Warmer and drier trends continue this Thursday, with stronger winds expected tonight with 20-30 mph gusts.
Warm temperatures and freshness affect air quality today.
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) today issued an Ozone High Pollution Advisory for the Yuma area.
This means that the maximum local ozone concentration that poses a health risk is expected to occur at 8 hours when combined with projected weather conditions and existing ozone levels.
An intensifying high-pressure ridge is expected to extend to extreme to extreme heat in the southwestern part of the county starting Friday.
As a result, an excessive heat warning has been issued for the southwestern desert from Saturday to Monday, with temperatures likely to reach 117 degrees Celsius.
Don’t forget to practice heatstroke prevention to prevent heatstroke.
The next few days will be very hot, well above average.
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