Excessive Heat Warning
San Bernardino, CA
1022 AM PDT Wed Jun 3 2020 /1022 AM MST Wed Jun 3 2020/
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT /8 PM
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions for early June with near-
record temperatures expected. High temperatures forecast at
110-115 degrees for Overton, Lake Mead National Recreation
Area, Bullhead City, Needles and Lake Havasu City. High
temperatures forecast at 115-120 degrees for Death Valley.
* WHERE...In Nevada, Lake Mead National Recreation Area. In
California, San Bernardino County-Upper Colorado River Valley
and Death Valley National Park. In Arizona, Lake Mead National
Recreation Area and Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the
potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those
working or participating in outdoor activities.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Children, the elderly, and people with
chronic ailments are usually the first to suffer from the heat.
Heat exhaustion, cramps...or in extreme cases...heat stroke, can
result from prolonged exposure to these conditions. Friends,
relatives, or neighbors should check on people who may be at
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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 9 1 1.