Issue Date: 948 PM PDT Tue May 24 2022
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 11 PM PDT
* 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 Nevada foothills, and
Kern River Valley.
* 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 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.