Weather Alerts for Santa Cruz

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory

Areas Affected:
Sonoma Coastal Range - North Bay Interior Mountains - North Bay Interior Valleys - Santa Cruz Mountains - Santa Clara Valley Including San Jose - Southern Salinas Valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio
Effective: Mon, 7/22 4:23am Updated: Mon, 7/22 11:08am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/22 3:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

* WHAT...Daytime temperatures reaching the 90s to near 100.
Overnight temperatures will be mild and in the upper 50s to
near 70.

* WHERE...Interior portions of the North Bay, South Bay, Santa
Cruz Mountains and Southern Salinas Valley.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Moderate HeatRisk across inland areas. This level of
heat affects individuals sensitive to heat, especially those
without effective cooling and/or adequate hydration.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The hottest day will be Tuesday.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children 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.