Hot weather is forecasted for Thursday, July 8, through Sunday, July 11. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch from Friday through Sunday.
According to state guidelines, masks are required for everyone in cooling centers.
Cooling centers in Martinez are located at:
Martinez Senior Center, 818 Green Street, (925) 370-8770
Martinez Library, 740 Court Street, (925) 646-9900
Tips from Contra Costa County for staying safe and cool:
- Drink water. Sip all day; Do not wait until you are thirsty.
- Do not leave children or pets in vehicles.
- Limit physical activity and wear a hat outside, preferably with a wide brim.
- Keep shades drawn, and blinds closed, but windows should be slightly open.
- Open windows to cooling breezes in the evening.
For additional information from Contra Costa County, click HERE.