Active Alerts Visalia, CA

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued at Sat 10:34 AM Jul. 13
Issued by: National Weather Service
Description

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions as extreme Heat-Risk will occurthrough the duration of this heat wave.* WHERE...A portion of central California.* WHEN...Until 10 AM PDT Sunday.* IMPACTS...This level of rare, long-duration extreme heat withlittle to no overnight relief affects everyone, especially thosewithout effective cooling and/or adequate hydration.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Impacts likely in most health systems,heat-sensitive industries and infrastructure.

Recommended Action

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out ofthe sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.Do not leave young children and pets in unattended vehicles. Carinteriors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loosefitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morningor evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion andheat stroke.To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety andHealth Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks inshaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heatshould be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is anemergency! Call 9 1 1.Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.