... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am to 9 PM PDT Saturday...
The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am to 9 PM PDT Saturday.
* Locations include... Laytonville... Willits... Covelo... Ukiah...
Hopland... Potter Valley and Dos Rios...
* temperatures... high temperatures between 102 and 106 with
overnight lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
* Impacts... moderate risk of heat illness for those who are
sensitive to heat or for those who are exposed to the sun and
active for long durations. This heat will also be dangerous to
anyone without proper hydration or adequate cooling. Heat
stress is possible for livestock and outdoor pets.
* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
near bodies of water will combine to create a situation in which
heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an
air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on
relatives and neighbors.
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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Issued: 1:25 PM PDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service