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Burbank Police Department, California
Thursday July 5th, 2018 :: 02:06 p.m. PDT


Excessive Heat Warning for Burbank, CA from Friday, 10:00 AM PDT until Saturday, 9:00 PM PDT

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued an
Excessive Heat Warning, which includes the City of Burbank, from 10 AM PDT Friday (7/6/18) to 9 PM PDT Saturday (7/7/18).

* EXPECT HIGH TEMPERATURES: Record heat likely with temperatures reaching 105 to 113 degrees Fahrenheit during this time.

* Potential Impacts: Increased potential for serious heat-related
illnesses, especially for the young and elderly, those
performing outdoor activities, as well as those without access
to air conditioning. Increased potential for power outages.


Never, ever, leave people or pets in enclosed vehicles, even for
a short period of time. Temperatures inside vehicles, even if the
windows are partially open, can quickly rise to life-threatening

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.

We would like to notify residents that the Meeting Room of the Buena Vista Library (300 N. Buena Vista St.) will be open extended hours over the next two days to serve as a "cooling center." The library hours are as follows:

Friday, July 6, 10 am - 6 pm (regular hours, full service)
Friday, July 6, 6 pm - 8 pm – extended cooling center hours, services limited to seating in the meeting room and restroom access.

Saturday, July 7, 10 am - 5 pm (regular hours, full service)
Saturday, July 7, 5 pm - 7 pm – extended cooling center hours, services limited to seating in the meeting room and restroom access.

We also encourage the public to enjoy indoor attractions such as the Burbank Town Center Mall, and/or local movie theaters, which offer temperature-controlled environments.

Seniors ages 55 and older can visit the Burbank Joslyn Adult Center to escape the heat, which is located at 1301 W. Olive Ave. Weekend hours are as follows:

Saturday.....................9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday.......................10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.


Additional info and links to resources:

Red Cross:


National Weather Service:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Humane Society:

Burbank Police Department, California
200 North Third Street
Burbank, CA 91502

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 818-238-3000

200 N 3rd St
Burbank, CA 91502

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