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Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 7:26 AM Jul. 18, 2024 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions as extreme Heat-Risk will occur
through the duration of this heat wave. High temperatures up to
110 degrees with warm overnight lows over 75 degrees in urban
areas.


* WHERE...A portion of central California.

* WHEN...From 11 AM Monday morning through 8 AM Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...This level of rare, long-duration extreme heat with
little to no overnight relief affects everyone, especially those
without effective cooling and/or adequate hydration.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Do not leave young children and pets in unattended vehicles. Car
interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

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.


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