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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
630 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...DANGEROUS HEAT OVER SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA MONDAY AND TUESDAY...

...GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY OVER LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES...

.A moderate Santa Ana wind event is expected to bring northeast
winds gusting to 40 to 60 mph over much of Ventura and Los
Angeles Counties Today through Wednesday. The winds should be
strongest on Tuesday...with isolated wind damage and power outages
possible.

Strong high pressure in combination with the offshore winds will
produce record setting high temperatures across southwest
California. The hottest days will be today and Tuesday when highs
between 95 and 105 will be common, even within a few miles of the
ocean. People living in coastal plains without air conditioning
should take precautions to avoid heat illness and heat stress. Low
temperatures will remain in the 70s to lower 80s in some locations.
This is a very unusual late season heat wave and should not be
taken lightly!

CAZ034>036-039-240100-
/O.CON.KLOX.HT.Y.0011.171023T1700Z-171025T0300Z/
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast-
Santa Barbara County Central Coast-Santa Ynez Valley-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
Including the cities of San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay,
Cambria, San Simeon, Santa Maria, Lompoc, Vandenberg, Solvang,
Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Carpinteria
630 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT TUESDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...Highs from 92 to 102 away from the coast.
  Overnight lows from 55 to 65 except around 70 in the hills.

* Impacts...The very high temperatures could create a dangerous
  situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Temperatures
  inside vehicles, even if the windows are partially open, can
  quickly rise to life-threatening levels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions Monday and Tuesday 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 light weight and loose fitting
clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Never, ever,
leave people or pets in enclosed vehicles, even for a short
period of time.

&&

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