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Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Carquinez Strait and Delta; Central Sacramento Valley; Motherlode; Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County; Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley; Northern Sacramento Valley; Northern San Joaquin Valley; Southern Sacramento Valley

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...Dangerous Heat Friday Through Wednesday... .A long duration extreme heat event will impact the region from Friday through Wednesday and has increasing potential to continue beyond Wednesday. High temperatures will be around 10 to 20 degrees above normal with highs 102 to 110 across the Valley and 95 to 106 across the foothills. There will be very little to no overnight relief with minimum temperatures in the 70s to 80s across the area. Significant heat impacts are expected for the general public, especially for those sensitive to the heat, pets, and livestock. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 9 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with afternoon highs 102 to 110 for the Valley, and 95 to 106 for the foothills and Delta. Overnight lows in the upper 60s to around 80.

* WHERE...Central Valley, Delta, foothills, and mountains southwestern of Shasta County to western Colusa County.

* WHEN...From Friday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme and prolonged heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Local rivers and streams continue to run fast. Water safety, including wearing a life jacket, should be practices when on and near the water.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Central Siskiyou County; Western Siskiyou County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with daytime highs of up to 110 degrees are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of eastern Curry County, Josephine County, and Jackson County, including Medford, Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Ashland, Shady Cove, and Agness, and the valleys of Western and Central Siskiyou County, including Happy Camp, Klamath River, Yreka, Montague, and Weed.

* WHEN...From 11 AM Friday to 11 PM PDT Sunday. The hottest temperatures are expected Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The combination of warm overnight temperatures, very hot temperatures with strong solar radiation, and dry conditions will make it difficult to stay hydrated and cool. Drink plenty of fluids, take breaks in the shade, don`t forget who or what`s in your back seat, wear sunscreen, and take precautions if venturing into cold water or rushing waters by wearing a life jacket.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.


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