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Heat Advisory has been issued

Heat Advisory has been issued

Excessively hot conditions are forecast through Wednesday for areas away from the coast, according to the National Weather Service. Residents planning any outdoor activities are advised to take the necessary precautions for excessive heat conditions.

A Heat Advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4. High temperatures in the San Diego county inland valleys are expected to reach between 95 to 105 degrees in some inland areas, with highest temperatures expected Wednesday.

Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur. The National Weather Service advises residents to 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.