...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
* 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.Instructions:
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.