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Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County; Western Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...Very hot conditions through Tuesday... .Very hot temperatures will continue to impact inland areas through Tuesday. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal for this time of year, and relief at night will be limited as lows in some areas will be in the middle 60s to lower 70s. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...

* Maximum Temperatures: 100 to 109 degrees.

* Minimum Temperatures: 66 to 74 degrees.

* Locations include...Shasta Valley, Scott Valley, Klamath River valley, and Salmon River valley...including Yreka, Gazelle, Greenview, Weed, Somes Bar, Happy Camp, Seiad Valley, Klamath River, Scott Bar, Etna, and Fort Jones.

* Impacts...Very hot daytime temperatures and limited relief overnight will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people without access to air conditioning. Heat stress is also possible for livestock and outdoor pets.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD Precautionary/preparedness actions... An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sunshine, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. &&


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Northern Sacramento Valley

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...HEAT ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL 11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM PDT Wednesday.

* TEMPERATURE...Daytime highs through Wednesday from the upper 90s in the foothills to 105 to 110 across the northern half of the Sacramento valley. Hottest temperatures are expected Wednesday. Overnight lows only dropping down into the 70s to near 80 for the warmest locations in the advisory area.

* IMPACTS...Long outdoor exposure may increase chances for heat related illness for sensitive groups such as children or the elderly. Outdoor animals will also have increased heat stress. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures will occur and create a DANGEROUS SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air- conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.


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