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Whittier 360 News Network Weather Report - August 29, 2023

Heat Advisory Continues for Whittier Area

Good day, Whittier community! This is Rebecca Canales, Founder and CEO of Whittier 360 News Network, bringing you the latest weather update for today, August 29, 2023. It looks like the heat wave is still upon us, so make sure to stay cool and take the necessary precautions.

Temperature Forecast for Whittier Area:

  • Friendly Hills: The Friendly Hills area is expected to reach at least 96 degrees Fahrenheit by 4 PM today.

  • Uptown Whittier: Uptown Whittier will see temperatures around 95 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • South Whittier: The South Whittier region can expect temperatures to reach about 94 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Rose Hills/Spyglass Hill Area: Temperatures in the Rose Hills/Spyglass Hill Area will reach around 96 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • La Mirada: La Mirada will experience temperatures of approximately 94 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • La Habra: The La Habra area is expected to have temperatures around 96 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • La Habra Heights: La Habra Heights will see temperatures reaching 97 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Pico Rivera: Pico Rivera can expect temperatures of about 95 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Santa Fe Springs: Temperatures in Santa Fe Springs will be around 93 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • West Whittier/Los Nietos: The West Whittier/Los Nietos area will experience temperatures of approximately 95 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Hacienda Heights: Hacienda Heights will have temperatures reaching 98 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Avocado Heights: Avocado Heights will see temperatures around 97 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • South El Monte: The South El Monte area can expect temperatures of about 96 degrees Fahrenheit.

Heat Advisory Details:

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory that will remain in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening. High temperatures ranging from the 90s to around 105 degrees are expected in portions of southwest California, including the Whittier area. Low temperatures are anticipated to range between the mid 60s to mid 70s, except for areas around the mountains and foothills, where temperatures could be around 80 degrees. This heat poses a risk for heat-related illnesses, especially for sensitive populations such as young children, the elderly, and those working outdoors or participating in outdoor activities.

Cooling Centers and Safety Tips:

To stay safe during this heat wave, consider visiting the available Cooling Centers in the area. They are open from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through August 31st. You can find these centers at Palm Park, Parnell Park, and the Whittier Community Center. Additionally, splash fountains and a splash pad are open daily from 12 noon to 4:00 PM for some refreshing relief.

Remember to drink plenty of fluids, stay in air-conditioned spaces, avoid direct sunlight, and check up on your relatives and neighbors. If you need to be outside, take extra precautions and try to schedule strenuous activities during the cooler parts of the day. Keep an eye out for the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and seek medical help if necessary.

City of Pico Rivera Provides Heat Safety Tips Amid Excessive Heat Warning

In a recent update from the City of Pico Rivera, residents are being alerted to an Excessive Heat Warning issued by the US National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard. Today's forecast for Pico Rivera shows a high of 95 degrees, indicating the continuation of the ongoing heatwave. To ensure the safety of both residents and their beloved pets, the city is sharing valuable tips sourced from the L.A. County Department of Public Social Services. These tips are designed to help individuals stay cool and protected during these extreme temperatures. As we navigate through this challenging heatwave, it's essential to stay informed and take precautions to safeguard ourselves and our community.

Stay safe, Whittier, and stay tuned to Whittier 360 News Network for more updates on local news and weather. This is Rebecca Canales signing off, wishing you a cool and safe day.

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