If you have respiratory problems, please be careful.
On day 5 of the heat wave, an excessive heat advisory is in effect for our area, meaning that although the temperatures may be in the low 90s it may feel like it’s more like the upper 90s or low 100s.
If you have respiratory problems, especially children, elderly folks and pregnant women should take extra precautions to safeguard your health as the air quality is poor.
Seek refuge in a cool place, Orange has two cooling centers: the library and High Plains Community Center.
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. drink Water and try to stay away from diuretics like coffee and alcohol.
Make sure your pets always have clean cool water available. One fill-up in the morning is not good enough, dust, fur and dirt can get into the water after your pet has a couple of drinks.