08/25/2021 10:00 AM PDT

Excessive Heat Warning Issued Today, 8/25/21,10:00 a.m. through 8/27/21, 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County Deserts, starting at 10 a.m. today until Friday 8/27/21 at 9p.m. Hot conditions with high temperatures of up to 114 degrees may be reached. Visit the National Weather Service for more information updates and a map.

  • Extreme heat increases the risk for heat-related illnesses and can affect those working or participating in outdoor activities.
  • Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room if one is available, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors by telephone, video call or in-person, while also following social distancing recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles at any 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 emergencies like heat exhaustion and heatstroke, visit: www.sandiegocounty.gov/hhsa/programs/phs/extreme_heat

Several County facilities will be open as Cool Zones. For location information, hours of operation, and tips to beat the heat, visit: www.coolzones.org.