Issue Date: 535 AM PDT Mon May 23 2022
...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PDT UNTIL 11 PM
* WHAT...High temperatures in the San Joaquin Valley Wednesday
afternoon 100 to 105 degrees. Maximum temperatures in the
lower Sierra foothills Wednesday afternoon 98 to 103 degrees.
High temperatures in the Kern River Valley Wednesday afternoon
in the upper 90s.
* WHERE...San Joaquin Valley, lower Sierra foothills, and Kern
* WHEN...From 7 AM PDT until 11 PM PDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Moderate risk for heat-related illnesses for people
new to the area and heat-sensitive groups, such as the
elderly, young children, and those with chronic aliments.
Drink plenty of water, remain in an air-conditioned room, stay
out of the sun, and check 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.