The US National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey California issued an excessive heat watch for this week. Hot temperatures from the mid to high 90s will continue through Thursday, May 28 in San Mateo County. We encourage everyone to take necessary precautions including:
Drinking plenty of water, even if you don’t feel thirsty.
Taking care to not leave people or pets in a closed, parked car.
Applying sunscreen if you are outside and limit your time outside during the hottest part of the day--- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wearing light colored, loose fitting, or lightweight clothing.
Checking on your pets to make sure they have enough water and that they are safe in the heat.
If you see someone outside who may be having a life-threatening reaction to the heat, please call 911. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/index.html) for additional heat safety tips and for signs of heat-related illnesses.