San Diego County Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 9:51 PM PDT on October 01, 2014

...Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am Friday to 8 PM PDT Sunday...

* highs of 94 to 102 in the San Diego County valleys. Day-time highs of 93 to 103 in the Santa Ana Mountains and foothills.

* Timing...hottest temperatures are expected from late morning to late afternoon Friday through Sunday.

* Impacts...heat can be stressful to animals and humans...making it hard for the body to acclimate and remain hydrated. Without precautions even healthy adults could experience heat stress and illness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.