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Excessive heat warning issued for Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — An excessive heat warning has been issued for Salt Lake City, effective until today, June 25, at 11 p.m.

According to a forecast from the National Weather Service, the Salt Lake Valley will see high temperatures near 99 today and low temperatures near 75. High temperatures in the mid-90s are also expected on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday this week.

The NWS recommends that Wasatch Front residents stay hydrated, take frequent breaks when outdoors, wear lightweight and light colored clothing, and move outdoor activities away from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to avoid the warmest hours of the day.

Photo: National Weather Service

Temperatures in the Wasatch Back are expected to be more moderate, with high temperatures nearing 87 today and temperatures in the mid-70s and 80s throughout the rest of the week.

Salt Lake County Search and Rescue shared the following symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, as well as information on what you should do if you or someone around you begins to experience these symptoms.

 

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