Issue Date: 252 PM PDT Sun Aug 1 2021
...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Very hot afternoon temperatures between 98 and 103
degrees, with much above normal overnight low temperatures in
the mid 60s to lower 70s.
* WHERE...Valleys of western and central Siskiyou County
including the Scott, Seiad, and Shasta Valleys.
* WHEN...Until 10 PM PDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the
potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those
working or participating in outdoor activities.
* View the hazard area in detail at
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.