Linux CPU monitoring

I would like to request a shell script to run in the background to monitor high CPU using run queue and load . When it reach load average of 3 then send an email to admin
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simon3270Commented:
while true; do
  if [ $(uptime | awk -F '[ ,.]*' 'NR == 1{print $9}') -ge 3 ]; then
    w | mail -s "Load too high" someone@somewhere.com
  fi
  sleep 60
done

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