Backbone Ridge, CA Waarschuwingen
Excessive Heat Warning issued June 17 at 2:01AM PDT until June 19 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS Sacramento 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; Shasta Lake Area, Northern Shasta County; Southern Sacramento Valley; West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada; Western Plumas County, Lassen Park ...Dangerously hot conditions this week for northern California... .High pressure over the Desert Southwest continues to build west over California today resulting in very hot daytime temperatures. It still appears that today and Friday will be the hottest days for most of the region as highs climb to around 110 across much of the valley. These hot afternoon temperatures, combined with warm overnight lows in the upper 60s to mid 80s, will lead to widespread high to very high heat risk. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with highs 105 to 113 across the Central Valley today and Friday. * WHERE...Much of interior northern California. * WHEN...through to 9 PM PDT Saturday. * IMPACTS...Widespread high to very high heat risk with record- breaking heat possible. Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat-related illnesses. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Hottest afternoons are forecast to occur on Thursday and Friday with hot conditions continuing into the weekend. 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.