Excessive Heat Warning Issued
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning in effect from Noon Tuesday, August 1st to 11 PM Friday, August 4th.
The elderly, people without access to air conditioning and anyone engaged in prolonged outdoor activities will be particularly vulnerable during this heat episode.(National Weather Service)
Stayton Fire District urges you to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and avoid working outside, especially during the hottest part of the day. Do not leave pets or children in vehicles, as temperatures inside vehicles rise quickly and can reach deadly temperatures in minutes.
Take time to check on your friends and neighbors, especially the elderly.
Know the warning signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. visit OHA website to learn more