Mountain View Fire Department - Class 1
1000 Villa Street • Mountain View • CA • 94041-1295
(650) 903-6365 • Fax (650) 903-0151

Fire Department Press Release  

MEDIA RELEASE 09012022-02
Subject :

Excessive Heat Watch
Contact : Robert Maitland
Fire Department PIO

The National Weather Service has forecast warm weather for the San Francisco Bay Area over the Labor Day Holiday weekend through next Tuesday evening. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-90s resulting in an increased risk for those sensitive to heat, especially those without effective cooling or adequate hydration.

Take care of yourself and your families by adhering to the following preparedness actions:

• Drink plenty of fluids.
• Stay in air-conditioned areas or go to an air-conditioned building if you do not have A/C.
• Limit outdoor activities during the hottest time of the day.
• Do not leave kids or pets in vehicles.
• Watch for hot pavement when walking dogs.
• Check on relatives and neighbors.

In anticipation of the heat, the City of Mountain View will open the following facilities to the public as air-conditioned cooling centers to find shelter from the heat:

The Robert K. Schatz Police Services Fire Administration Building lobby, 1000 Villa St., will be open to the public Saturday through Tuesday, September 3 through 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Press the yellow call box button on weekends and holidays to request entry into the cooling center lobby.

The Mountain View Community Center lobby at 201 S. Rengstorff Avenue will be open to the public on Saturday through Monday, September 3 through 5, from 1 to 7 p.m., and Tuesday, September 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. as an air-conditioned cooling center.

The Mountain View Public Library at 585 Franklin Street will be open to the public on Saturday, September 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, September 4, from 1 to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, September 6, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. as an air-conditioned cooling center.

Call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.