An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect through 9 p.m. Monday June 28th 2021 for the Coachella Valley and San Diego County deserts.
* WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures up to 120 expected.
* WHERE…Coachella Valley and San Diego County Deserts.
* IMPACTS…Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…very Warm nights will lows around 95 to 100 will contribute to the heat stress.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the midday sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible.
To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.
Thermometer in a sunny sky, showing hot temperatures reading.
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