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East County News Service

August 26, 2017 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service is warning of a “dangerous heat wave”  forecast to hit San Diego County starting Sunday mid-morning through at least Wednesday.   Excessive heat warnings and advisories have been issued for the region, with Monday and Tuesday expected to be the hottest days. Even the coast won’t be spared from this heat wave.

Temperatures for Tuesday could reach 110 degrees in Borrego Springs, 105 degrees in Ramona, and 102 degrees in Miramar. 

Residents are advised to drink plenty of water, avoid strenuous outdoor activities, stay in shade or air conditioning, wear loose, lightweight and light colored clothing, and don’t leave pets or children in a parked car even for a moment.   Be sure to check on neighbors and family members who don’t have air conditioning, especially the elderly.

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Take care of pets and horses too. Water your lawn and ornamental plants in the morning. I refilled my hummingbird feeder. and filled my bird bath.