...Excessive heat warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM PDT this evening...
The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued an excessive heat warning...which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM PDT this evening.
* Temperature...heat index values near 100 degrees are likely this afternoon and early evening across the lower elevations.
Never...ever...leave people or pets in enclosed vehicles...even for a short period of time.
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.