Heat Advisory Ventura, CA

Ventura County Mountains-
Including the cities of Cuyama, San Marcos Pass,
San Rafael Wilderness Area, Dick Smith Wilderness Area,
Lockwood Valley, and Mount Pinos

* TEMPERATURES…100-105 degrees. Across the elevated foothills
and mountains, night-time temperatures in the 70s will be

* IMPACTS…The very high temperatures could create a dangerous
situation in which heat related illnesses are possible.
Temperatures inside vehicles, even if the windows are
partially open, can quickly rise to life-threatening levels.
The extended heat wave will also bring elevated fire danger
through the weekend.


Never, ever, leave people or pets in enclosed vehicles, even for
a short period of time.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

Source: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/weather/severe-weather-alerts/?superRegionName=CA&regionName=Ventura&alertType=Heat+Advisory#ixzz4koXyfHVu

Things to do to prepare for El Nino

This is an amazing article from the LA Times on what homeowners can do to prepare for the forcasted El Nino rainy season.

If El Nino rainfall predictions are correct, this fall and winter could be the answer to drought-relief prayers. As with everything in life, however, be careful what you wish for. While there is a chance precipitation will be only moderate, there is also the possibility of powerful, drenching rainstorms that can quickly create trouble on many fronts. It’s time to get your head in the game. Preparing your house, your yard, your car and your insurance — now — can be the best hedge against an unpredictable season. Here are 28 tasks to consider to better position yourself against whatever challenges El Niño throws your way.

Read the entire article > HERE <

El Niño is here, and it’ll be ‘one storm after another like a conveyor belt’

The strong El Niño in the Pacific Ocean is becoming even more powerful, setting the stage for an unusually wet winter in California that could bring heavy rains by January, climate experts said.

The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center said El Niño is already strong and mature, and is forecast to continue gaining strength. This El Niño is expected to be among the three strongest on record since 1950.

Read more > HERE <

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