Whether you live in the valley or are just visiting, staying safe in the Arizona heat is a priority. Phoenix summers are some of the hottest on the planet, but spring and fall can be just as dangerous. That doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy the great weather, just follow some simple tips to avoid a heat-related illness. Drinking plenty of water and using sunscreen is a great start. But there’s so much more to keeping yourself, family and pets safe in the extreme Arizona heat.