Excessive Heat Warning in Effect

South Pasadena Heat Wave

Excessive heat warning is in effect in Los Angeles County until 8pm PDT on Tuesday August 29, 2023. Affected areas include the cities of Montecito Hills, Big Pine Mountain, Figueroa Mountain, San Rafael Mountain, Westlake Village, Malibou Lake, Northridge, Woodland Hills, Van Nuys, Chatsworth, Burbank, Universal City, Glendale, Sunland, La Canada Flintridge,
Moorpark, Newbury Park, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, East Los Angeles, El Monte, Pasadena, Pomona, and San Gabriel.

Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures of 98 to 109 degrees expected. Overnight low temperatures in the 70s to mid 80s in some locations will provide little relief from the heat.

Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses for anyone, especially for sensitive populations, including young children, the elderly, and those working outdoors or participating in outdoor activities.

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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.