Hot Weather

Extreme heat days or weeks are a recurring event in the San Joaquin Valley. During higher temperatures, a hot weather advisory may be declared by San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services (OES). See External Links below for a link to San Joaquin OES. 

Remember, certain people are more vulnerable to hot weather including the elderly, very young, economically disadvantaged, and those with medical conditions such as heart and lung disease.

Check in on anyone who might need extra care during times of extreme heat.

 

Precautions During Heat Emergency

  • Drink plenty of fluids.

  • Find air conditioning.

  • Avoid strenuous activities.

  • Wear light clothing.

  • Check on family members and neighbors.

  • Be sure pets have plenty of water.

  • Never leave people or pets in a closed car.

  • Watch for heat illness – heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

 Beat The Heat Tips for Stockton Residents

Beat the Heat – Places to Stay Cool

Community centers and libraries have air conditioning, water fountains, and restrooms during regular business hours.

 Community pools are another beat-the-heat option.

 

Contact Us

If you have questions about the City of Stockton Office of Emergency Services, contact:

 

In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1.

 

External Links


American Red Cross

California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)

Ready.Gov 

San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services (OES)

San Joaquin County Public Health

 

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/29/2018