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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...VERY HOT DESERT WEATHER CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON...

.A DOME OF HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE MOJAVE DESERT WILL
CONTINUE TO CAUSE VERY HOT WEATHER IN THE DESERTS THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL BE UP TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL IN
THE HIGH DESERTS...COACHELLA VALLEY AND ANZA BORREGO DESERT...AND
COULD PROMOTE HEAT ILLNESS TO THOSE UNPREPARED OR THOSE MOST AT
RISK. TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN A SLOW COOLDOWN BEGINNING FRIDAY AND
CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

CAZ060>062-290300-
/O.CON.KSGX.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160729T0300Z/
APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-COACHELLA VALLEY-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VICTORVILLE...HESPERIA...APPLE VALLEY...
INDIO...PALM SPRINGS...CATHEDRAL CITY...PALM DESERT...
PALM DESERT COUNTRY...LA QUINTA...COACHELLA...BORREGO SPRINGS
1257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* FORECAST HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR TODAY... HIGH DESERTS...APPLE AND
  LUCERNE VALLEYS: 105 TO 110. COACHELLA VALLEY AND ANZA BORREGO
  DESERT: 108 TO 114.

* IMPACTS...OVER EXPOSURE TO HEAT COULD LEAD TO HEAT ILLNESS
  ESPECIALLY FOR PEOPLE AT RISK...INCLUDING THE ELDERLY AND
  CHILDREN. PETS ARE ALSO AT RISK.

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 9 1 1.

&&

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