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Heat stroke vs. heat exhaustion: How to know which is which

Nearly 3,000 people go to the emergency room every year for heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, the Arizona Department of Health Services says. “I think people are not aware of just how hot it is and how fast they can become dehydrated,” said Capt. Mike Norling of Scottsdale Fire. “Most of

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Arizona’s first excessive heat watch of 2021 issued, and where to find help

Triple-digit temperatures are returning with a vengeance, prompting the National Weather Service to issue this year’s first excessive heat watch, in effect all next week for most of central and southern Arizona. Temperatures are expected to top 110 each day, reaching 116 on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition, Arizonans can expect higher than normal temperatures this

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