On Tuesday, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm Tuesday in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the East Bay, temperatures are expected to reach over 100-degrees with East Contra Costa County getting as high as 107 degrees.
The City of Brentwood has already announced the Brentwood Community Center will be open as a cooling center (35 Oak Street). It will be open from 11:00am-6:00pm.
The City of Oakley announced their cooling center will also be open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. This is located at the Oakley Recreation Center (1250 O’Hara Ave).
Spare the Air
A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Tuesday, August 16, 2022, for the San Francisco Bay Area.
High temperatures and wildfire smoke are expected to increase smog buildup. Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy.
High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, seniors and those with respiratory and heart conditions.