Excessive Heat Warning Issued Today, 7/21/22,11:00 a.m. through 7/22/22, 8:00 p.m

21-07-2022 10:55:00

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County Deserts, starting at 11 a. m. today until Friday 7/22/22 at 8:00 p.m.
Hot conditions with high temperatures of up to 118 degrees may be reached. Visit the National Weather Service for more information.
*Extreme heat increases the risk for heat-related illnesses and can affect those working or participating in outdoor activities.
*Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room if one is available, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors by telephone, video call or in-person.
*Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles at any time.
*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 emergencies like heat exhaustion and heatstroke, visit: www.sandiegocounty.gov/hhsa/programs/phs/extreme_heat.
Borrego Springs Branch Library will be open as Cool Zone. For location information, hours of operation, and tips to beat the heat, visit: www.coolzones.org.