NEWS

Heat wave underway

These are temperatures recorded by the National Weather Service recorded before 10 a.m. the morning of Wednesday, May 27.

Heat wave underway

National Weather Service in San Diego stated temperatures are rising rapidly this morning, Wednesday, May 27, for inland areas during day two of the local heatwave. The agency urges residents to use extra caution if out and about during times of excessive heat.

In addition, the National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the San Diego County deserts. Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures of 108 to 112 degrees are expected each afternoon through 7 p.m., Friday, May 29.

The County of San Diego urges 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.

These are temperatures recorded by the National Weather Service recorded before 10 a.m. the morning of Wednesday, May 27.

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