Weather Alert

Last Month Of Summer 2020 HEAT

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The Following areas are under an Excessive Heat Warning from 10 in the morning on Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 until 8pm Thursday, August 27th, 2020:

 

Coachella Valley-San Diego County Deserts-Borrego Springs

 

* WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures of 112   to 118.

 

* IMPACTS…Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat-related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

 

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the 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 heatstroke.

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.

Heatstroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

 

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The following areas are under a Heat Advisory from 10 a-m Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 until 8 p-m Friday, August 28th, 2020.

 

San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys-The Inland Empire-Including the cities of Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario, Moreno Valley, Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga, and Corona

 

* WHAT…High temperatures of 100 to 106 with Wednesday and   Thursday the hottest days.

 

* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the 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 heatstroke.

 

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.

 

Heatstroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

 

 

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