Excessive Heat Warning in Effect through 10 PM, September 2
- Southwestern Riverside County
Update from the National Weather Service for August 31, 2017
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 PM PDT SATURDAY, SEPT. 2
High pressure aloft over the Great Basin will continue to bring
very hot weather through the weekend. Temperatures will lower a few
degrees over the weekend, but will remain above average.
* High Temperatures...104 to 112
* Impacts...Those working or spending time outdoors, the
elderly, children, and those unaccustomed to excessive heat
will be most susceptible to dangerous heat illness. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstance.
* Outlook...Continued hot through next weekend.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.