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Excessive Heat Warning for the City of Monrovia

Post Date:06/15/2017 4:11 PM

A high-pressure system is beginning to move into the Los Angeles area, which will result in extreme heat.

Temperatures has been forecasted to peak on Friday, June 16, and will remain elevated throughout the weekend and into early next week. City staff has been monitoring brush conditions and has determined that all hiking trails and recreation areas will remain cautiously open. If a red flag warning is issued, residents will be notified.

With elevated temperatures comes elevated fire danger and heat-related illnesses – both of which can occur suddenly. During the heat, please take the following precautions:  

  • Check on older family, friends, and neighbors who may need help responding to the heat  
  • Reduce vigorous outdoor activities until the coolest time of the day  
  • Do not leave electronic valuables or pets in the car (even if it’s just for a brief period of time)
  • Drink plenty of water

In addition, a cooling center will be available at the following location:  

For weekend hours and further information, please contact the Monrovia Community Center at (626) 256-8246.

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