Heat Warning For Southern Eastern Sierra, Southern California

Staff Writer

An National Weather Service Excessive Heat Watch has been upgraded to an Excessive Heat Warning for much of the area south of Mono County, and it is now in effect from noon Sunday, Aug. 15 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16. If you will be heading south this weekend, take proper precautions if spending time outdoors and while driving. Stay hydrated, take plenty of breaks (preferably in air conditioned locations), and reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to the early morning or late evening hours if possible and remember, NEVER leave children or pets in vehicles!