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Where to stay cool during this weekend's heat wave

A father and daughter play at the Glassell Park Pool in this June 28th, 2013 file photo. Starting Friday, temperatures are expected to range from 105 to 117 in parts of Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
A father and daughter play at the Glassell Park Pool in this June 28th, 2013 file photo. Starting Friday, temperatures are expected to range from 105 to 117 in parts of Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
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A heat wave is expected to hit areas of Southern California over the weekend, with temperatures pushing well into the triple digits. Heat watches have been issued for Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino counties and the Coachella Valley.

Forecasts say a high pressure system over the region will cause temperatures to climb up to 10 degrees above average on Saturday and Sunday.

Here's what you need to know to keep your own body temperature from rising.

Tips to avoid overheating

The Riverside County Department of Public Health offers these hot weather tips.

Signs of heat illness

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warns that "heat illness can lead to fatal heat stroke." Watch for the following signs that you could be getting into trouble:

Cooling centers

Cooling centers will be available in a number of areas throughout Southern California, including libraries, community centers, senior centers and more. See below or check with your county health department for more information.

Los Angeles County

LA County Cooling Centers

You can also refer to L.A. County's Beat the Heat 2015 map.

Riverside County

The Riverside County Department of Public Health has created a map to help you locate a cooling center near you. Search the map here.

This story has been updated.