A REMINDER ABOUT PETS AND HOT CARS

As the extreme heat continues in our Morongo Basin, cooling centers remain open in our desert communities, go to: http://z1077fm.com/extreme-heat-continues-cooling-centers-open-29-palms-extends-hours/. Managing editor Tami Roleff also has this timely reminder about dogs in hot cars… On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The

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EXTREME HEAT CONTINUES, COOLING CENTERS OPEN, 29 PALMS EXTENDS HOURS

With the hottest part of the heat wave still to come, residents can go to cooling centers to get out of the heat. Managing editor Tami Roleff lists where the cooling centers are… There are cooling centers in the Morongo Basin. In Yucca Valley, the community center is open 9

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EXTREME HEAT WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY, COOLING CENTERS AVAILABLE

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through this Friday. Temperatures on Tuesday are expected to reach up to 113 in Yucca Valley and 122 degrees in Twentynine Palms. Heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke are likely for people who spend a prolonged time

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CALTRANS OFFER TIPS FOR DRIVING IN HIGH TEMPERATURES

Caltrans is alerting motorists that high temperatures can cause problems for the traveling public such as vehicle breakdowns, and uncomfortable conditions. Reporter Rebecca Havely has some helpful travel tips… Know before you go. Check traffic conditions to make your drive safer. Make sure you vehicle is in good repair check

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WITH EXTREME HEAT DON’T LEAVE PEOPLE OR PETS IN A CAR

Heatstroke is a leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths in young children. With temperatures over 100 degrees in the Morongo Basin this week, 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,

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MORONGO BASIN UNDER EXTREME HEAT WARNING

The Morongo Basin is under an extreme heat warning. During hot weather, seniors, infants, young children, and people with chronic health conditions are most vulnerable to health problems and should take extra precautions. Residents should check on elderly family members, neighbors, and friends during extremely hot weather to make sure

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EXTREME HEAT WARNING: COOLING CENTERS AVAILABLE

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning from Saturday through Wednesday, June 21, (and possibly even farther into next week), with the hottest days expected to be Monday through Wednesday. Temperatures on Tuesday are expected to reach up to 110 in Yucca Valley and 120 degrees in

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WITH EXTREME HEAT WARNINGS, KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT STROKE

This weekend is going to be a hot one. The National Weather Service has issued a heat warning in the Morongo Basin through Thursday. 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

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BE CAREFUL OF HEAT STRESS ON THE JOB

The hottest time of year, also known as the “dog days of summer,” are upon us and Cal OSHA, the state authority that protects workers and the public from hazards on the job, warns workers that heat stress can cause illness and even be fatal on the job site. Reporter

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CHILD LOCKED INTO A HOT CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, AN IMPORTANT REMINDER

Monday morning, Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics were called to a business in Twentynine Palms for a parent who accidentally locked an infant inside the car. Rescue personnel broke the window to reach the baby, who luckily suffered no ill effects from being in the car for about five minutes during

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SOME TIPS ON HEAT STRESS DURING THE HOTTEST DAYS OF THE YEAR

It is summer in the Hi-Desert and in our Morongo Basin Region; that means summer heat. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says during these hot days take some simple steps to avoid heat stress… The hottest time of year, also known as the “dog days of summer,” are upon us and Cal

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TAKE CARE OF YOUR PETS IN THE HEAT

Hiking with a pet in Joshua Tree National Park can be dangerous. Here’s Park Ranger Pam Tripp with some pet rules in the park… Imagine hiking in the summer heat wearing a fur coat and hiking in bare feet. This scenario plays out all too often in Joshua Tree National

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EXTREME HEAT CONTINUES, OFFICIALS ASK FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION

The first day of summer featured an Extreme Heat warning and the heat will remain in triple digits well into next week, according to the National Weather Service. Summer officially began at 3:34 p.m. Monday. By 5 p.m., daytime temperature records were set in several Riverside County cities including Palm

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HEAT WAVE WILL PEAK TODAY AND TOMORROW, COOLING CENTERS OPEN

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through 9 p.m. Wednesday night, with the hottest days expected to be Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures throughout the Morongo Basin are expected to reach up to 110 in Yucca Valley to 118 degrees in Twentynine Palms today. Heat-related illnesses such

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A SERIOUS WARNING ABOUT CHILDREN AND HOT CARS

Most susceptible to heat-related illness are the elderly, homeless, people with chronic ailments, and children. Managing editor Tami Roleff says residents should be extra careful—especially with children—in the summer heat… Those at the greatest risk of heat-related illnesses are seniors and children. Health Department Public Information Officer Henry Varela stresses

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REMOVE CHILDREN FROM CARS DURING HEAT WAVE

Heatstroke is a leading cause of non‐crash, vehicle-related deaths in young children. With temperatures expected to be over 100 degrees in the Morongo Basin in the coming days, the California Office of Traffic Safety cautions parents, plus anyone transporting pets or the elderly, that leaving them in a hot car,

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EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED FOR SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning from 10 a.m. Sunday through 9 p.m. Wednesday, with the hottest days expected to be Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures throughout the Morongo Basin are expected to reach up to 110 in Yucca Valley to 118 degrees in Twentynine Palms. Heat-related

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HIKING IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK IN THE HEAT

Hiking in the heat at Joshua Tree National Park takes some preparation. Here’s Park Ranger Cathy Bell with some safety tips… It’s no secret that it gets HOT in the desert in the summertime. But that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck indoors all day and all night. With

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EXTREME HEAT THROUGH THIS WEEKEND, COOLING CENTERS AVAILABLE

An excessive heat warning has been issued through Sunday. Hot weather is a part of summer in the Morongo Basin and heat waves are not uncommon. Take precautions to make sure you don’t suffer heat-related injuries. Long exposure to high heat can result in heat exhaustion, heat stroke, or even

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KEEP PETS SAFE DURING THIS HEATWAVE

Pets are vulnerable to high temperatures, and are unable to cool down their bodies as humans can. Pets left outside in high heat temperatures can suffer from heat-related stress, burned paws, sunburn, and even death. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers the following tips to keep your pet healthy, safe, and

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