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High Heat Advisory - Keep Cool

June 20, 2017

High Heat Advisory

High temperatures are expected to continue through the weekend. The City of Woodland and Yolo County are reminding all residents to take measures to protect themselves accordingly, especially vulnerable populations which include: Individuals over 65 years of age, children under 4 years of age, those who work outdoors, people who are overweight and those who are ill or may be on certain medications that can affect their ability to handle fluids. For those residents and visitors who are without access to air conditioning during the daytime hours, a list of air conditioned buildings which are open to the public are listed below:

  • Woodland Public Library, 250 First Street, Woodland

          Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm Friday 12:00pm-4:00pm Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm

  • Woodland Community Center, 2001 East Street, Woodland

          Hours of Operation: Monday –Friday 8:00am – 5:00 pm

For a map listing public locations throughout Yolo County with air conditioning, please click here.

Residents are urged to protect themselves during hot weather by taking the following precautions:

- Drink extra non-alcoholic fluids, especially water

- Stay cool indoors in air-conditioned facilities, especially during the hottest part of the day

- Pace yourself and avoid heavy exertion in the heat

- Wear lightweight, loose fitting clothing, a broad-brimmed hat and sunscreen

- If you become lightheaded, feel confused or experience any other symptoms of heat exhaustion, get to a cool area until you feel better

- Never leave a person or animal in a parked car; temperatures inside a vehicle can rise to dangerous levels in minutes

- Don't forget pets that also need extra water and shade

- Check on vulnerable neighbors who may need assistance