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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
454 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE AND WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL
CONTINUE THE HOT WEATHER PATTERN FOR THE REGION THROUGH TUESDAY.

CAZ042-048-050-057-162130-
/O.CON.KSGX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140917T0200Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-
454 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* HIGH TEMPERATURES...FROM 85 TO 90 ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST...TO
  100 DEGREES OR HIGHER IN INLAND ORANGE COUNTY...THE INLAND
  EMPIRE AND FAR INLAND VALLEYS AND FOOTHILLS OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...ABNORMALLY HOT TEMPERATURES CAN BE STRESSFUL TO
  ANIMALS AND HUMANS...MAKING IT HARD FOR THE BODY TO ACCLIMATE
  AND REMAIN HYDRATED. WITHOUT PRECAUTIONS EVEN HEALTHY ADULTS
  COULD EXPERIENCE HEAT STRESS AND ILLNESS.

* LOCATIONS...ALL AREAS WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS...EXCEPT A FEW MILES
  FROM THE COASTLINE.

* TIMING...THE HOTTEST WEATHER WILL CONTINUE YET AGAIN TODAY.
  TEMPERATURES WILL FINALLY BEGIN TO LOWER ON WEDNESDAY...ABOVE
  NORMAL HUMIDITY READINGS MAY CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

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 911.

&&

$$

JMB







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