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

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Category

Inclement Weather

Topic

News Release

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