Riverside

Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory:

Issued at: 9:51 PM PDT on October 1, 2014, expires at: 8:00 PM PDT on October 05, 2014
  • ...Wind Advisory remains in effect from 2 am to 2 PM PDT Thursday... ...Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am Friday to 8 PM PDT Sunday...
  • winds...northeast to east winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph through and just west of the San Gorgonio Pass...below the Cajon Pass...and near the Santa Ana foothills.
  • Temperatures...day-time highs of 97 to 105 degrees.
  • Timing...hottest conditions are expected from late morning to late afternoon Friday through Sunday. Windiest conditions from late tonight through early Thursday afternoon.
  • Location...windy conditions through and just west of the San Gorgonio Pass...below the Cajon Pass...and near the Santa Ana foothills.
  • Visibility...locally reduced in blowing dust.
  • Impacts...heat 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. The locally strong winds will make for difficult driving conditions...especially for high profile vehicles.
  • Outlook...temperatures will lower slightly on Sunday...with continued slow cooling early next week. Winds will weaken Thursday afternoon...as gusts in the favored areas lower to 30 mph or so. 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 911. A Wind Advisory for the mountain ridges...passes...canyons and wind favored coastal foothills means that wind gusts of 50 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Heat Advisory:

Issued at: 9:51 PM PDT on October 1, 2014, expires at: 8:00 PM PDT on October 04, 2014
  • ...Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am Friday to 8 PM PDT Saturday...
  • temperatures...day-time highs of 91 to 97 degrees a few miles from the beaches and further inland in the coastal areas. Day- time highs of 86 to 94 degrees in the lower slopes of the mountains.
  • Timing...hottest conditions are expected from mid morning to late afternoon Friday and Saturday.
  • Location...hot conditions a few miles from the beaches and further inland along the coast...and also below 4500 foot elevation in the mountains.
  • Impacts...heat 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.
  • Outlook...temperatures will lower slightly on Sunday...and continue to gradually lower through early next week. 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 911.
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