Areas Affected: Del Norte Interior; Northern Humboldt Interior; Northern Trinity; Southern Humboldt Interior; Southern Trinity; Southwestern Humboldt
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM PDT
* WHAT...Dangerously hot afternoon conditions with maximum
temperatures between 100 and 110 degrees...with relief from
overnight temperatures in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
* WHERE...Trinity County, and interior Del Norte and Humboldt
* WHEN...From noon Friday to 7 PM PDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Hot afternoon conditions may cause heat illnesses to
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Friday and Saturday will likely be only
the first two days of an extended heatwave that may last for
much of the next week. Some minor cooling may take place
Sunday, but residents can expect prolonged above average
temperatures for several days.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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.