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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
951 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...HOT WEATHER CONDITIONS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

...LOCALLY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS THROUGH AND BELOW THE MOUNTAIN
PASSES...CANYONS AND ALONG THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING ALOFT...IN ADDITION TO
OFFSHORE WINDS...WILL BRING HOT CONDITIONS TO THE LOWER SLOPES OF
THE MOUNTAINS...VALLEYS...AND TO WITHIN A FEW MILES INLAND OF THE
COAST FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. DAY-TIME HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE
10 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL IN THESE LOCATIONS...WITH SATURDAY
LIKELY BEING THE HOTTEST DAY. SLOW COOLING WILL BEGIN ALONG THE
COAST ON SUNDAY...BUT IT WILL STILL BE QUITE HOT INLAND.
ADDITIONAL COOLING WILL OCCUR EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE RIDGE
CONTINUES TO SLOWLY WEAKEN.

THE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG AND GUSTY TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH AND BELOW THE CAJON AND SAN GORGONIO
PASSES...AND NEAR THE SANTA ANA FOOTHILLS...WITH GUSTS OF 50 MPH
POSSIBLE AT TIMES. WINDS WILL WEAKEN THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AS
GUSTS IN THESE AREAS LOWER TO 30-35 MPH OR SO.

CAZ042-043-056-058-021300-
/O.CON.KSGX.HT.Y.0004.141003T1800Z-141005T0300Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
951 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...DAY-TIME HIGHS OF 91 TO 97 DEGREES A FEW MILES
  FROM THE BEACHES AND FURTHER INLAND IN THE COASTAL AREAS. DAY-
  TIME HIGHS OF 86 TO 94 DEGREES IN THE LOWER SLOPES OF THE
  MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...HOTTEST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM MID MORNING TO
  LATE AFTERNOON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

* LOCATION...HOT CONDITIONS A FEW MILES FROM THE BEACHES AND
  FURTHER INLAND ALONG THE COAST...AND ALSO BELOW 4500 FOOT
  ELEVATION IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...HEAT 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.

* OUTLOOK...TEMPERATURES WILL LOWER SLIGHTLY ON SUNDAY...AND
  CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY LOWER THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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.

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