Heat Advisory issued this week
(Oct. 13) The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for San Diego County coastal and valley Areas. Temperatures up to 100 degrees are expected. Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.
The Heat Advisory is in effect Tuesday, Oct. 13, through Friday, Oct. 16 at 5 p.m.
High temperatures will range from the 80s at the coast to around 100 in the valleys, according to the National Weather Service.
Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur. 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.