EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
Issue Date: 906 PM PDT Mon Aug 2 2021
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO
8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures 115
to 120 expected. Very warm overnight lows between 85 and 90
* WHERE...Coachella Valley and San Diego County Deserts.
* WHEN...From 10 AM Tuesday to 8 PM PDT Wednesday.
* 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 nighttime temperatures will
limit heat relief, acting to increase heat stress for those
without adequate access to cooling.
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.