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Excessive Heat Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
315 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH FOR THE DESERTS AND INLAND EMPIRE FOR
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN OVER CALIFORNIA BRINGING A
WARMING TREND WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THE LATTER PART OF THE
WEEK 15 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THE DESERTS AND INLAND
EMPIRE. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE THE HOTTEST DAYS.

CAZ061-062-065-312130-
/O.NEW.KSGX.EH.A.0001.160603T1900Z-160605T0200Z/
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDIO...PALM SPRINGS...CATHEDRAL CITY...
PALM DESERT...PALM DESERT COUNTRY...LA QUINTA...COACHELLA...
BORREGO SPRINGS...BANNING...DESERT HOT SPRINGS
315 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 110 TO 115.

* IMPACTS...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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU HAVE TO BE
OUTSIDE...DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC...NON-CAFFEINATED FLUIDS.
WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT LOOSE-FITTING CLOTHING.  WEAR A HAT TO SHIELD
YOURSELF FROM THE SUN...AND USE SUN SCREEN TO REDUCE POSSIBLE
SUNBURN.  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AIR CONDITIONING AND SHADE IF
POSSIBLE.  NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN ENCLOSED
VEHICLES...EVEN BRIEFLY.

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.

&&

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