EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
Issue Date: 1043 AM PDT Fri Aug 14 2020
Expiration: 0200 GMT 15 2020
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions will occur during the
afternoon and early evening hours each day. High temperatures
of 102 to 112 degrees can be expected. The hottest desert
locations will top out near 115 degrees. Low temperatures will
be in the 70s except in the urban areas of the San Joaquin
Valley and in parts of the Kern County desert where minimum
temperatures will be above 80 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of central California.
* WHEN...From noon Friday to 9 PM PDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
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 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.
Bakersfield, CA Weather Warnings, Advisories and Alerts are issued by the National Weather Service.