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Warnings

excessive heat
Riverside County, CA

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THIS EVENING...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST /8 PM
PDT/ THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE SOUTHWEST AND WEST-CENTRAL DESERTS IN
ARIZONA INCLUDING PARKER... YUMA...TACNA...GILA BEND. THE
LOWER DESERTS IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA INCLUDING THE IMPERIAL
VALLEY...AND THE CITIES OF EL CENTRO AND BLYTHE.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 110 TO 115
DEGREES ACROSS THE LOWER DESERTS TODAY.

* IMPACTS...EXCEEDINGLY HIGH TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE HEAT RELATED
ILLNESS...INCLUDING DEATH...MORE EASILY THAN AN AVERAGE SUMMER
DAY. THOSE WORKING OR PLAYING OUTDOORS...AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING ARE MOST VULNERABLE. EVEN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS ARE
AT RISK IN THESE CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER LEAVE KIDS OR PETS UNATTENDED IN CARS. DRINK MORE WATER
THAN USUAL AND AVOID ALCOHOL...SUGAR...AND CAFFEINE. WHEN
OUTDOORS...WEAR LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING AND A WIDE-BRIMMED HAT TO
KEEP YOUR HEAD AND BODY COOLER. TAKE FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN
SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. PUBLIC PLACES WITH AIR
CONDITIONING INCLUDE LIBRARIES...COMMUNITY CENTERS...GOVERNMENT
BUILDINGS...MALLS...AND SPECIAL REFUGE STATIONS.

RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT ILLNESS. EARLY SYMPTOMS
INCLUDE THINGS SUCH AS HEADACHE...THIRST...AND MUSCLE CRAMPS.
SERIOUS SYMPTOMS INCLUDE WEAKNESS...SKIN THAT IS COOL TO THE
TOUCH...FAST BUT WEAK PULSE...NAUSEA...AND FAINTING. SEVERE
SYMPTOMS INCLUDE HOT AND RED DRY SKIN...FAST AND STRONG PULSE...
SWEATING THAT HAS STOPPED...AND UNCONSCIOUSNESS. UNTREATED HEAT
ILLNESS CAN LEAD TO FATAL HEAT STROKE.

STAY COOL...STAY HYDRATED...STAY INFORMED.

&&

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Advisories

heat
Riverside County, CA

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...112 TO 118 IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY AND SAN DIEGO
COUNTY DESERTS. 100 TO 107 IN THE INLAND EMPIRE...AND 93 TO 100 IN
THE SAN DIEGO...RIVERSIDE AND SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...HOT WEATHER CAN BE STRESSFUL TO ANIMALS AND HUMANS
IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND AVOID ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

NEVER LEAVE KIDS OR PETS UNATTENDED IN CARS.

&&

$$

San Bernardino County, CA

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...112 TO 118 IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY AND SAN DIEGO
COUNTY DESERTS. 100 TO 107 IN THE INLAND EMPIRE...AND 93 TO 100 IN
THE SAN DIEGO...RIVERSIDE AND SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...HOT WEATHER CAN BE STRESSFUL TO ANIMALS AND HUMANS
IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND AVOID ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

NEVER LEAVE KIDS OR PETS UNATTENDED IN CARS.

&&

$$

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