Excessive Heat Warning
- For all cities within the Inland Empire, effective Sunday - Thursday
National Weather Service has revised the current Excessive Heat Warning by extending from Monday, 8/17, through 10 P.M. Thursday, August 20, 2020
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures from 98
to 112 possible, hottest in the deserts and Inland Empire.
* WHERE...Deserts, valleys, mountains below 5000 feet, and inland
* WHEN...From now until 10 PM PDT Thursday
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT MONDAY...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures from 100 to 120,
hottest in the deserts and Inland Empire.
* WHERE...Deserts, valleys, mountains below 5000 feet,and inland Orange County.
* WHEN...From noon today to 9 PM PDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High temperatures expected.
Inland Empire...............102 to 108
Inland Orange County.........95 to 102
High Deserts................102 to 110
San Diego County Valleys.....95 to 106
Mountains below 5000 feet....92 to 102
Lower Deserts...............115 to 120
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.