Date:  June 30, 2015

Heat Wave to Continue through Thursday Cooling Stations Open to the Public

by Sandi Canaday

According to the National Weather Service, the extreme heat for our area is to continue through the 4th of July Holiday.

The 100 plus temperatures are accompanied with very high humidity. This heat and humidity combination creates high risk for heat related illnesses, particularly in children and the elderly. It is advised to stay in a cool place with as little exertion as possible and to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

If you plan to visit any body of water during this heat wave, please practice safety precautions and never leave children or non-swimmers unattended.

Remember to provide plenty of water and shade for your outdoor pets.  Never leave a child, pet or the elderly in a car even if the windows are open.  Vehicles heat to unbearable temperatures and can have deadly consequences.

The Following Locations Will Provide Cooling Stations for the Community:

 Plowshares Peace & Justice Center

1346 South State Street, Ukiah

For more information, contact Marlene Kurowski at 707-462-8582

Ukiah Conference Center

200 South School Street, Ukiah

Hydration Station

Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Water and a cool place to rest

Ukiah Senior Center

Main Hall – Hydration Station

Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Willits City Hall

111 E. Commercial Street, Willits

Cooling Station

Monday, June 29, 2015 to Thursday, July 2

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thank you to the above locations for providing these options for relief from the heat!

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Heat Wave to Continue through Thursday Cooling Stations Open to the Public