SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – Santa Barbara County is still recovering from the heatwave, as visitors and residents continue to try to stay cool indoors.
The heatwave has affected local businesses, with fewer people dining outdoors and wanting to walk in the sweltering heat.
The National Weather Service said that the excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday.
Officials recommend to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
Heat related illnesses, such as heat stroke, is a huge likelihood if these precautions are not followed.