A Heat Advisory will be in effect Tuesday, October 13 until Friday, October 16 for portions of southwest California, including the San Gabriel Valley. This weather alert was last updated on Monday, October 12, 2020.  Visit the National Weather Service website for current area forecasts.

Daytime high temperatures 95 to 102 degrees across many valleys and portions of the Santa Monica mountains.  Overnight low temperatures mostly in the 60s except 70s to lower 80s in the foothills and Santa Monica mountains.

Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.

  • 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 911.

COOLING CENTER
For those that are in need of a place to escape the heat, the City will be operating a Cooling Center in the Barth Room at Crowell Public Library -1890 Huntington Drive.  The cooling center will be in operation Tuesday, October 13 through Friday, October 16 from 10 AM to 6 PM.  If there is anything you need assistance with, please call the Resident Support Hotline at 626-300-0731.

EMERGENCY ALERT AND WARNING
Go to Emergency Alerts & Community Messaging to register your cell phone numbers, text numbers, and email addresses into the mass notification system.  It is recommended that you register your work and home addresses separately to ensure you receive proper notifications for each location.  San Marino emergency notifications are a critical link for residents and businesses to immediately learn of any required actions.

EMERGENCY PREPARATION TIPS
The San Marino Fire Department has developed Prepare San Marino, a series of guides to assist San Marino residents with preparing their families and homes for emergencies and disasters.

STAY CONNECTED
Continue to monitor the City of San Marino website for updates.

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