Riverside

Heat Advisory:

Issued at: 3:37 am PDT on July 23, 2016, expires at: 8:00 PM PDT on July 24, 2016
  • ...Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Sunday...
  • high temperatures today... inland Empire...............105 to 110. San Diego County valleys....90s to 105. Lower deserts...............110 to 116. Upper deserts...............104 to 110. Mountains below 5000 feet....95 to 105.
  • Outlook for Sunday...around 10 degrees of cooling in the valleys and 5 degrees of cooling elsewhere.
  • Impacts...over exposure to heat could lead to heat illness especially for people at risk...including the elderly and children. Pets are also at risk. Remember to check your backseat for people and pets!! 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 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 9 1 1.

Heat Advisory:

Issued at: 3:37 am PDT on July 23, 2016, expires at: 8:00 PM PDT on July 23, 2016
  • ...Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening...
  • high temperatures today... inland Orange County..................90s. Santa Ana Mountains below 3000 feet...95 to 105.
  • Impacts...over exposure to heat could lead to heat illness especially for people at risk...including the elderly and children. Pets are also at risk. Remember to check your backseat for people and pets!! 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 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 9 1 1. 17

Excessive Heat Warning:

Issued at: 1:59 am PDT on July 23, 2016/, expires at: 12:00 AM PDT on July 24, 2016
  • ...Excessive heat warning remains in effect until midnight MST /midnight PDT/ tonight...
  • affected area...Imperial...eastern Riverside...Yuma...and La Paz counties. This includes the cities of Yuma and el centro.
  • Temperature...high of 112 to 118 and a low in the mid 80s.
  • Impacts...increase in heat-related illnesses and associated hospital visits. Some cases of heat related illness could become fatal. 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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