Press Release

OUSD Excessive Heat Warning

Orange,CA. (August 28, 2017) – It is expected that this week Southern California will be experiencing above normal temperatures. In order to ensure the safety and well-being of your students, please review the attached resources and use as appropriate. Consider distributing them to your coaching staff, student athletes and parents. Implementing a local Hot Weather Practice policy based on these resources is critical during these periods.

To determine the Heat Index and other weather related information for Orange County cities, please visit: RSS Weather for Orange
Or for information regarding weather around the State of California visit: RSS Weather for Califonrnia

Also, please visit the OCDE Hydrated & Healthy website ( regarding information and free educational videos for coaches, athletes and parents. 

Attached are some helpful documents:
Guidelines for Athletic Practice
Guidelines for Schools
Healthy Hydration
NATA Sports Conditioning and Sudden Death Guidelines


The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 28,000 students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  The school district, founded in 1953, encompasses 108 square miles.  The District office is located at 1401 N. Handy Street, Orange, California.