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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)

...Hot Weather through Thursday... .The first major heat wave of the season for interior NorCal will continue this week. Daytime highs will be in the triple digits for most Valley locations through Thursday. Overnight temperatures will remain warm offering little relief. Moderate to high heat risk is expected, which means there will be increasing chances for heat related illnesses. Be sure to practice heat safety. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerous heat with afternoon highs between 97 and 107 for the Valley, 95 to 105 for the Delta, and 95 to 100 for the Foothills.

* WHERE...Northern Sacramento Valley, Central Sacramento Valley, Southern Sacramento Valley, Carquinez Strait and Delta, Northern San Joaquin Valley, Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County, Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley and Motherlode.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot temperatures, including the general population. People most vulnerable include those who are spending lots of time outdoors, those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly and those with chronic ailments.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Local rivers and streams are running fast and cold. Cold water safety should be practiced 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: Shasta Lake Area, Northern Shasta County

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...Hot Weather through Thursday... .The first major heat wave of the season for interior NorCal will continue this week. Daytime highs will be in the triple digits for most Valley locations through Thursday. Overnight temperatures will remain warm offering little relief. Moderate to high heat risk is expected, which means there will be increasing chances for heat related illnesses. Be sure to practice heat safety. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerous heat with afternoon highs 95 to 103.

* WHERE...Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County.

* WHEN...From 7 AM to 7 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot temperatures, including the general population. People most vulnerable include those who are spending lots of time outdoors, those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly and those with chronic ailments.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Local rivers and streams are running fast and cold. Cold water safety should be practiced 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.


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