The National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday that a Heat Advisory is in effect from 11:00 am today through 8:00 pm Thursday for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Temperatures are expected to be above normal temperatures ranging from 95 degrees to 105 degrees in the East Bay. This will result in potential heat related illness such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
They remind the community that a “heat advisory” means that a period of hot temperatures are expected and that with hot temperatures, it will create a situation in which heat illness is possible. The public is encouraged to drink plenty of fluids and stay in an air conditioned room and out of the sun. Be sure to check up on relatives and neighbors.
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Stay in air conditioned rooms
- Stay out of the sun
- Check up on relatives and neighbors
- don’t leave kids or pets in unattended vehicles
Via Contra Costa County Health
- Looking for an air-conditioned, public place to get out of the heat? In Contra Costa County, try 211.
- Call 911 If you or someone you are observing has a health emergency.
- Signs of Heat Illness
- Cooling Tips to Survive Summer Heat
- Wildfire Smoke
- Safety Tips for Planned Power Shutoffs (CCHS)
- Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PG&E)
Check back for updates.