Heat Advisory for Santa Clara County Effective Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF: June 2, 2018 – The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Santa Clara County for Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Above-average temperatures are expected with highs in the 90s to 105 degrees. Heat safety tips in English, Spanish and Vietnamese are available along with a list of free public cooling centers in Santa Clara County are available on the Office of Emergency Services Hot Weather Information and Resources web page.
Potential heat impacts include:
Moderate to very high risk for heat related illness to entire population.
Hot temperatures can lead to heat stress or exhaustion. This is especially true for elderly and at risk populations as well as those engaging in outdoor activities.
Heat in vehicles poses extreme dangers, never leave pets or people in a parked vehicle for any reason, for any length of time. Beat the heat, check the back seat and look before you lock.
Increased fire weather concerns are also likely as a result of hot and dry conditions.
How residents can help one another
Check in on neighbors, family, or friends who are at increased risk, especially those who live alone and, if needed, offer to help them get to a cool location.
Ensure they have access to plenty of water, ice in their freezer, and a fan if possible.
Encourage them not to move around too much, especially in the sun.
If you need additional resources, call 311, or 911 if it’s an emergency