Heat Advisory in effect from October 1, 11:00 AM until October 1, 8:00 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from October 1, 11:00 AM until October 1, 8:00 PM
A high pressure system is strengthening over the region and will bring hot and dry conditions to the region midweek. Near record temperatures are possible on Thursday for many areas. This will result in continued increased risk of heat related illness.
Mill Valley will see temperatures in the low 100's on Thursday. See the forecast.
Please be advised of the following:
- Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot temperatures.
- People most vulnerable include those who are spending a significant amount of time outdoors, those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly, and those with chronic ailments.
- Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
- Young children, disabled or elderly adults, 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.