The National Weather Service has forecast warm weather for the San Francisco Bay Area for the remainder of this week through Friday evening. Temperatures are expected to reach dangerously hot conditions 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 Tuesday through Friday, September 6 through 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Mountain View Community Center lobby at 201 S. Rengstorff Avenue will be open to the public on Tuesday through Thursday, September 6 through 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Friday, September 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. as an air-conditioned cooling center.
The Mountain View Public Library at 585 Franklin Street will be open to the public on Tuesday through Thursday, September 6 through 8, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Friday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as an air-conditioned cooling center.
Call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.