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High temperatures impact workers, businesses in downtown Chico

Workers and businesses in the downtown Chico are preparing for the triple-digit temperatures forecasted for the week.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 10:43 PM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 10:43 PM

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reporter amy lanski picks up our team coverage of the high temperatures. she talked to workers and business owners today.. tryiing to beat the heat in downtown chico. ### "because it's dangerous and like i said you can get effected by the heat very quickly and the worst thing is when you are being affected by it you don't even know it." workers downtown are preparing for the hot weather. "get to the shade, cool off, drink water, lots of water, so we stock the jobs up with a lot of extra water on days like today, well actually weeks like this. the whole week is going to be very hot." "yeah just getting enough water because that's what you are going to lose the most throughout the day, is the water through the sweat." "and as far as the restaurants downtown staff say the heat just plays a role in what time people come in." "when it gets hot we sell a lot more beers. people tend to come out much later. our dinner rush starts at 7:30 or 8 now where in the winter it was it was like 5 or 5:30 and yeah people come out in larger numbers later at night." at burgers and brew they have misters and fans outside.. unfortunately they're not working today. but staff tells action news now that more people come inside anyway. "they don't really want to be outside in the hot weather so it gets packed in the restaurant and also brings in a crowd of people who want to come in and drink a lot of beers lighter beers like ciders and things like that." at b-street their patio doesn't get much sun... so people still sit outside. "our patio is always open we always have the fans on and it's nice to be outside and have a cold drink and have that balance you know battling that summer heat having a nice cold drink and some good food." reporting from downtown chico. amy lanski. action news now. fatigue.. dizziness.. headaches.. muscle cramps and increased thirst are all symptoms of heat related illness. health officials advise to try and avoid being in the intense heat for long periods of time. and make sure to stay
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