Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 2:08 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect from 10 am Monday to
8 PM PDT Tuesday...

* temperatures... 100-106 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.
Overnight lows in the 70s. Isolated lower 80s possible in the
foothills.

* Impacts... the very high temperatures create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Temperatures
inside vehicles, even if the windows are partially open, can
quickly rise to life-threatening levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions Monday through Tuesday 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.

Never, ever, leave people or pets in enclosed vehicles, even for
a short period of time.

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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