HOT PAVEMENT BRINGS DANGER FOR DOGS

Most people are aware that they shouldn’t leave their dogs in cars during hot weather. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has this reminder about another danger for dogs in the heat…

If it’s too hot for you to walk barefoot on pavement—and it’s been plenty hot recently—then it’s too hot for

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A REMINDER: NO KIDS, ELDERLY, OR PETS IN HOT CARS

Heatstroke is a leading cause of non‐crash, vehicle-related deaths in young children. With temperatures consistently near 100 degrees in the Morongo Basin, the California Office of Traffic Safety cautions parents, plus anyone transporting pets or the elderly, that leaving them in a hot car, even for a few minutes, can

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KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT STRESS

Heat waves are common in the Morongo Basin and heat stress injuries are ever present. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to spot the signs of heat stress… Long exposure to high heat can result in heat stress some warning signs of a person suffering from heat stress include: profuse

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THE CHP SAYS PREP YOUR VEHICLE FOR SUMMER ROAD TRIPS

Now that summer is here, more people are taking off on summer vacations and weekend road trips. CHP Officer Joan Griffin says with a little planning and preparation, you can reduce the risk of a tragedy while you are behind the wheel… The warm temperatures and summer travel put extra

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HOT WEATHER BRINGS DRIVING SAFETY TIPS

The California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety warn that summer presents a new set of challenges on the roads. Reporter Dan Stork passes along some driving tips from the OTS and the CHP that are relevant anytime, and especially during hot weather… The California Office of

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HOT WEATHER PRESENTS DRIVING CHALLENGES

The California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety warn that summer presents a new set of challenges on the roads. Reporter Dan Stork passes along some hot-weather driving tips from the CHP…

Here are some of the hazards of summer driving:

Leaving children or animals in a

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EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

An excessive heat warning is in place for temperatures up to 117 this weekend. An excessive heat warning is issued when temperatures are forecast to reach dangerous levels that will stress the body if precautions are not taken. Cooling centers are: Yucca Valley Town offices normal business hours. The Yucca

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EXTREME HEAT WARNINGS ISSUED, COOLING CENTERS OPENED

The Morongo Basin is currently experiencing its hottest days so far, with temps in the triple digits. The National Weather service has issued an excessive heat watch for temperatures ranging from 110 today to 117 this weekend. Several buildings have been designated as cooling centers where you can get out

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SUMMER IS ALMOST HERE, DON’T LEAVE KIDS IN THE CAR

The first day of summer is this Saturday, but we’ve already seen triple-digit heat here in the Morongo Basin, and more is on the way. Managing editor Tami Roleff urges residents to be extra careful—especially with children—in the summer heat. Those at the greatest risk of heat-related illnesses are seniors

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