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Heat advisories extended through Thursday evening

Original post made on Sep 5, 2022

A statewide Flex Alert has been issued for Monday as a heat wave impacts California with blistering temperatures over the Labor Day weekend and beyond.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 5, 2022, 12:33 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Lei Zhao
a resident of Los Altos
on Sep 5, 2022 at 1:10 pm

Lei Zhao is a registered user.

Why no cooling centers or bus rides in Los Altos?

Are temperatures going to be cooler there?

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 5, 2022 at 7:01 pm

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The heat today (Monday) was much higher than the forecasted temperatures for Palo Alto. It is Labor Day and most people are not working. When people are back at work and school tomorrow it will be air conditioned offices and schools that turn the a/c back on.

Posted by Maria R.
a resident of JLS Middle School
on Sep 5, 2022 at 8:53 pm

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Unfortunately, the majority of the classrooms at JLS and the other two middle schools are NOT air conditioned. Even with multiple fans running, classrooms reach temperatures of 90º+. A few buildings are air conditioned like administration, science, and a handful of classrooms/portables.

Posted by Toasty Teacher
a resident of Greene Middle School
on Sep 6, 2022 at 6:24 pm

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I guess Greene staff and students in buildings A, B, C, and N did their part by not running a/c today … because we don’t have a/c! Temps of 90-94 degrees in classrooms. I’m hearing similar numbers from JLS colleagues. This is unacceptable! Students cannot learn in extreme heat. Meanwhile, all admin have air conditioned offices at the sites and district office. How long must we wait for these already-board-approved investments in the learning environments?

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