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City of Walnut Creek, CA
Friday June 10th, 2022 :: 11:27 a.m. PDT


Heat Advisory Issued

Heat Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory beginning 06-10-2022 11:00 AM and ending 06-10-2022 10:00 PM. Prepare for hot weather, take action to stay safe, and avoid heat related illness. A number of cooling centers will be open throughout Contra Costa County. Check the website for specific locations:

How to Stay Safe

Prepare for Excessive Heat

  • Learn to recognize the signs of heat illness. 
  • Identify places where you can go to cool off. 
  • Cover windows with drapes or shades. 

Stay Safe during Excessive Heat

  • Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. 
  • Avoid high-energy activities or work outdoors, if possible. 
  • If you're outside, find shade. 
  • Watch for heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. 
  • If air condition is not available, find a cooling center. 
  • Consider pet safety. If they are outside, make sure they have plenty of cool water and access to shade.

Heat-Related Illnesses

  • Know the signs and ways to respond. If you are experiencing a medical emergency call 9-1-1. 
  • Signs of Heat Stroke
    • Extremely high body temperature (above 103 degrees F) taken orally
    • Red, hot and dry skin with no sweat
    • Rapid strong pulse
    • Dizziness, confusion or unconsciousness
    • If you suspect heat stroke, call 9-1-1 or get the person to a hospital immediately. 
  • Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Cramps
    • Heavy sweating, paleness, muscle cramps, tiredness, weakness, fast or weak pulse, dizziness, headache, fainting, nausea, vomiting.
    • Muscle pains or spasms in the stomach, arms, or legs. 
    • If you have signs of heat cramps or heat exhaustion, go to a cooler location and find ways to cool down. Call your healthcare provider if symptoms get worse or last more than an hour. 
Learn More: 

City of Walnut Creek, CA
1666 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-943-5800

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