June 27, 2013 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for our region, with record high temperatures possible. Extremely hot weather is forecast Friday through Sunday, with temperatures reaching 116 to 122 in the lower deserts and 110 in the upper desert areas. In the mountains and foothills, temperatures could hit 100 to 105,
Hot temperatures will continue Monday and Tuesday, though slightly cooler than the weekend.
Temperatures at this extreme may cause heat-related illness or death. If working or involved in recreational activities outdoors, schedule frequent rest breaks in shade or air-conditioned areas.
Know the signs and symptoms of heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses. Heat stroke is an emergency; call 911. Anyone thought to be suffering from a heat-related illnesses should be moved to a shaded, cool area while awaiting help. For more information, see