LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Due to an excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service cooling stations have been activated.

The excessive heat warning which started on Tuesday has been extended through Tuesday, Sept. 6. The cooling stations will remain open through that date.

If you are spending time outside please take caution and drink plenty of water. Alcohol and caffeinated beverages should be avoided and people should wear light-weight clothing and spend more time in ventilated or air-conditioned areas.