With a severe weather alert in effect through Thursday, the Brentwood Police Department issued a press release alerting the public that cooling stations are now available for the public.
- Senior Center: Monday – Thursday (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Fridays (8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) The lobby and the game room are the designated areas for this purpose.
- Community Center/Library: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Tuesdays (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.). There are padded chairs and water fountains. Dogs/cats are allowed as long as they are leashed and sitting quietly with their owners.
If you are experiencing illness as a result of the heat, please seek medical attention as soon as possible.
If you have additional questions, contact our business office at (925) 634-6911 or non-emergency dispatch at (925) 809-7911.
Stay safe, cool and hydrated.
Here is the alert from the National Weather Service:
Issued by the National Weather Service
For East Bay Interior Valleys, California
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING FROM 11AM PDT THU UNTIL 9PM PDT THU …HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY… …EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM PDT THURSDAY. THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY.
* TEMPERATURES…HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 90 TO 105 DEGREES ACROSS MOST INLAND AREAS WITH LOCALLY HOTTER TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE. OVERNIGHT COOLING WILL PROVIDE SOME RELIEF BUT NIGHTTIME LOWS ARE FORECAST ONLY TO DROP INTO THE UPPER 50S AND 60S FOR MOST INLAND AREAS. FOR COMMUNITIES IN THE THERMAL BELT AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS, EXPECT WARMER OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S.
* TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY HIGH TEMPERATURE RANGES: INLAND NORTH BAY VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS: 90-105F, INLAND EAST BAY VALLEYS AND HILLS: 93-105F.
* THURSDAY HIGH TEMPERATURE RANGES: INLAND NORTH BAY VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS: 98-110F, INLAND EAST BAY VALLEYS AND HILLS: 96-108F.
* IMPACTS…PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES, PARTICULARLY FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS SUCH AS THE ELDERLY OR INFIRM. PETS AND LIVESTOCK MAY ALSO REQUIRE EXTRA CARE THROUGH THE WARM WEATHER. INDIVIDUALS HEADING TO THE COAST FOR HEAT RELIEF AND UNFAMILIAR WITH THE OCEAN MAY BE AT INCREASED RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA OR BEING PULLED OUT TO SEA BY RIP CURRENTS. HOT, DRY WEATHER WILL INCREASE RISK OF HUMAN SOURCED WILDFIRE.
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE HOT WEATHER WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY.