06/09/2022 10:05 AM PDT

Excessive Heat Warning Issued Today, 6/9/22, 10:00 a.m. through 6/12/22, 8:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for San Diego County Deserts, starting at 10:00 a.m. today until Sunday 6/12/22 at 8:00 p.m. Hot conditions with high temperatures of up to 110 degrees may be expected. 

Visit the National Weather Service  for more information and updates.

  • 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.

Borrego Springs Library, 2580 Country Club Road, Borrego Springs 92004 will be open as a Cool Zone. Hours of operation are Friday 6/10/22 and Saturday 6/11/22, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sunday 6/12/22, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For tips to beat the heat, visit: www.coolzones.org.