Riverside County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 12:26 PM PDT on July 23, 2014

...Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am Thursday to 9 PM PDT Friday...

* temperature...111 to 116 in the Coachella Valley and San Diego County deserts. 100 to 106 in the inland Empire...and 93 to 105 in the San Diego...Riverside and San Bernardino County mountains.

* Impacts...very high temperatures can be stressful to animals and humans...making it hard for the body to acclimate and remain hydrated.

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. Drink plenty of water and avoid caffeinated and alcoholic beverages.

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.