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828 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT SATURDAY...
The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a Heat
Advisory...which is in effect until 8 PM PDT Saturday.
.TEMPERATURES...Valley temperatures in the upper 90s to low 100s.
.IMPACTS...Moderate to high risk of heat illness for those who
are sensitive to heat, especially those without effective cooling
and adequate hydration.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids,stay in an air-conditioned
room,stay out of the sun,and check up on relatives and neighbors.
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 911.