The National Weather Service had issued a heat advisory for much of the Bay Area including Sonoma Valley this Tuesday, August 16th from 11 AM – 8 PM due to hot conditions with temperatures of 100+ degrees possible.
The hottest days are forecast to occur on Tuesday and Wednesday. Warm overnight lows are expected through Friday morning, ranging from 65 to 76 degrees in the Valley and 71 to 82 degrees in the foothills.
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 heatstroke. Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when
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.
For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/mtr