Heat advisory issued for parts of San Benito County

Information provided by County of San Benito. Lea este articulo en español aquí.

The National Weather Service has issued the following infromation regarding high temperatures into mid to upper 90s from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 11.

Affected areas include Mountains of San Benito County and Interior Monterey County, East Bay Interior, North Bay Interior, Santa Clara Valley and Eastern Santa Clara Hills.

Those sensitive to heat, such as the homeless, elderly, children, and pets will be at risk for heat-related illnesses. Those without effective cooling and/or adequate hydration will be at the greatest risk.

Instructions:Drink plenty of fluids, stay cool, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the symptoms of heat stroke include:

Confusion, altered mental status, slurred speech

Loss of consciousness (coma)

Hot, dry skin or profuse sweating

Seizures

Very high body temperature

Fatal if treatment delayed

The CDC advises taking the following steps to treat a worker with heat stroke:

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