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
...Hot Temperatures Across Interior Northern California Through
.One last day of hot weather is expected today across interior
NorCal. Valley and foothill temperatures will be in the upper 90s
to triple digits, with temperatures this morning in the mid 60s
to lower 70s, offering little relief. Moderate to locally high
heat risk will potentially impact those that are sensitive to the
heat as well as those who spend extended time outdoors.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Well above average temperatures with highs 99 to 105 in the Valley and 90 to 99 in the foothills. Lows 65 to 75.
* WHERE...Sacramento Valley, Northern San Joaquin Valley, and adjacent foothills. Carquinez Strait and Delta.
* WHEN...Until 8 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 spend 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.