... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 8 PM PDT
The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am Tuesday to 8 PM PDT
* Locations include... Covelo... Ukiah... Potter Valley... Hopland...
* temperatures... high temperatures between 103 and 108 with
overnight lows in the 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
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
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: 3:56 AM PDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service