Because the prolonged warmth wave continues, Contra Costa County cities are nonetheless experiencing among the hottest temperatures within the Bay Space.
A kind of cities is Brentwood, the place the warmth has been a problem for each residents and enterprise homeowners.
Mom Rachel Reposa advised NBC Bay Space her youngsters wanted to burn off some vitality, however conserving them secure through the warmth wave is her primary precedence.
“We’re solely going to be out right here for an additional half hour, be at house by the afternoon and loosen up,” she mentioned as her youngsters loved water installations.
Temperatures in some elements of the town have been above 113 levels, a type of warmth that’s downright harmful.
Some folks similar to metropolis employees, had no selection however to face the warmth.
Dr. Sergio Acuyo is the hospital director at Contra Costa Regional Medical and defined that when it is actually sizzling exterior, you may’t overstate the significance of staying hydrated and if doable, get outdoor earlier.
“The most well liked occasions of the day are between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. or 5 p.m.,” he mentioned.
Oscar Olivera owns La Fuente Mexican Restaurant and mentioned he had by no means seen warmth like this.
His out of doors patio was noticeable empty and mentioned the warmth is conserving many shoppers away.
However he stays optimistic.
“All of us dwell in these exhausting occasions. Let’s hope it goes by fast and proceed doing enterprise as traditional,” he mentioned.