The Hollister Police Department warned residents in mountainous areas of San Benito County about a heat advisory scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.
The HPD sent an alert Saturday for the upcoming week’s forecast for parts of San Benito Couny. Some areas here should expect extreme heat, while the forecast for the City of Hollister itself is on the warm to mild side.
According to the statement:
The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon Tuesday to 9 PM PDT Wednesday.
* Temperatures…Daytime highs in the upper 90s to around 110 degrees with overnight lows in the 70s to low 80s in affected areas.
* Timing…Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons with limited cooling overnight.
* Impacts…Prolonged heat exposure could exacerbate existing conditions and/or cause heat illness in both healthy and vulnerable populations.
* AFFECTED AREAS: MOUNTAINS OF SAN BENITO COUNTY AND INTERIOR MONTEREY COUNTY INCLUDING PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK … EAST BAY HILLS AND THE DIABLO RANGE … SOUTHERN SALINAS VALLEY/ARROYO SECO AND LAKE SAN ANTONIO … SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. Hot temperatures will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids…stay in an air- conditioned room…stay out of the sun…and check up on relatives and neighbors.