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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 2:08 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect from 10 am Monday to
8 PM PDT Tuesday...

* temperature... 90 to 100 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.

* Impacts... the very high temperatures create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Temperatures
inside vehicles, even if the windows are partially open, can
quickly rise to life-threatening levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions Monday and Tuesday 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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