Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Heat Wave Alert

The National Weather Service has declared a Heat Alert for San José and the surrounding areas.

In preparation San Jose has designated cooling center’s around the City, the closest one in Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods is

  • Gardner Community Center
  • 520 W. Virginia Street, San Jose
  • (408) 277-4761
  • Open May 14th-16th WED-FRI until 9:00pm

For other locations please click on http://www.sanjoseca.gov/HeatAlert_CoolingCenters.asp

Elderly persons, small children, chronic invalids, those on certain medications or drugs (especially tranquilizers and anticholinergics), and persons with weight and alcohol problems are particularly susceptible to heat reactions, especially during heat waves in areas where a moderate climate usually prevails. Please take proper precautions and recognize the symptoms.