Those who do not know about LA should know that this weekend it will be 95+ starting on Sunday. If you plan on direct action which may includ blocking traffic on hot asphalt you may want to think again. It was 92 today...LA is a hot place this time of year. The smog is bad.
Due to the hot temps you will be overcome by heat quickly. Don't lay in the street you'll be bruned by the heat. If you think the police will bring you water while you are doing direct action...they won't.
If you think they will be rushing to "cut you loose" they won't. They will allow you to lay there and be over come by heat and possibly suffer heat stroke which means you will not be back in the future.
Also, the Fire Department will not be rushing in to save you becuse they will say that traffic was blocked and they could not get to you becuase YOU BLOCKED traffic. Heat Stroke is real in LA!!!
Gas masks and lots of clothing will only cuase you to weaken faster.....
Public officals will not be understanding of you when you are taken to County Genral and it has been talked about that when you go to the hospital the police will be waiting to arrest you.
It is expected to be over 100 on sunday, then temp's will drop on Monday but the air temp's will be "muggy" with LOTS OF SMOG! Running from police will be taxing on your system if it is already weak from HIV or other illness.
If gas is used this is the best possible weather for it in the eyes of police...hot...muggy...and hard to beath.
The County jails are not good places to go. LAPD has old jails and they are hot, and full of illness. Solidarity, is being considered....a judge has said, "we will hold court 24 hours a day..and even have naked court if need be..."