...Heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM PDT Thursday... ...Heat advisory will expire at 8 PM PDT this evening...
* temperatures...lows in the mid 60s. Highs 99 to 105.
* Timing...temperatures will be warmest between 1 PM and 8 PM.
* Impacts...hot temperatures will have the potential to create heat related illnesses. People who are unable to care for themselves will be at most risk...including Young children and the elderly. Limit outdoor activities during the afternoon when temperatures will be warmest. Seek shaded areas often to cool off and consume plenty of water to keep hydrated.
* Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/wrh/whv/?Wfo=otx
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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.
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 911. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The hot temperatures will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.