Warning Description: Heat Advisory
Warning Date: 4:54 am PDT on September 16, 2014
WarningSum:...Heat Advisory Remains In Effect Until 7 Pm Pdt This Evening...
Warning Message:* high temperatures...from 85 to 90 along the immediate coast...to
100 degrees or higher in inland Orange County...the inland
Empire and far inland valleys and foothills of San Diego County.
* Impacts...abnormally hot temperatures can be stressful to
animals and humans...making it hard for the body to acclimate
and remain hydrated. Without precautions even healthy adults
could experience heat stress and illness.
* Locations...all areas west of the mountains...except a few miles
from the coastline.
* Timing...the hottest weather will continue yet again today.
Temperatures will finally begin to lower on Wednesday...above
normal humidity readings may continue through Wednesday.
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.