BULLHEAD CITY–An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service out of Las Vegas starting Thursday and into late Saturday.
The tri-state is expected to see temperatures between 110-120 degrees over the next four to five days.
To prevent heat-related illnesses, officials say residents should limit their time outside, plan outdoor activities to the early hours of the day, drink plenty of water and keep extra on hand, and wear light colored clothing.
Cooling stations will be available to those needing shelter from the heat. The stations will be opened at the American Legion Post 60, 1510 Bruce Woodbury Drive from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and the Colorado River Food Bank, 240 Laughlin Civic Drive from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m Monday through Friday.
Post 60 will have an outside cooling area for those with pets. Owner must have them on a leash or in a carrier.