Expires 8:00 PM PDT on August 05, 2015
Statement as of 6:57 PM PDT on August 4, 2015
... Heat advisory now in effect until 8 PM PDT Wednesday...
* location... portions of the Coachella Valley.
* High temperatures... 112 to 117 degrees.
* Impacts... risk of heat related illness.
* Outlook... cooling for Thursday through Saturday.
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.