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Excessive Heat Watch

National Weather Service Sacramento CA
205 PM PDT Wed Aug 12 2020

...Dangerous Heat Possible Friday Through Sunday...

.Temperatures are forecast to warm over the next several days,
bringing a prolonged period of triple digit heat to the Central
Valley, foothills, and Delta late this week and possibly
continuing  next week. The weekend is expected to be very hot,
with highs 101 to 108 across the Valley. There will be moderate
to very high heat risk during this time, which could impact the
general population, especially those who will be spending an
extended time outdoors.

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-Motherlode-
Including the cities of Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Oroville,
Marysville/Yuba City, Sacramento, Fairfield/Suisun, Stockton,
Modesto, Alder Springs, Paradise, Grass Valley, and Jackson
205 PM PDT Wed Aug 12 2020


* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with afternoon highs 100 to
  108 for the Valley, and 95 to 103 for the foothills and Delta.
  Overnight lows in the upper 60s to around 80.

* WHERE...Central Valley, Delta, foothills, and mountains
  southwestern Shasta County to western Colusa County

* WHEN...From Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and
  heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot
  temperatures, even to 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 illness.


Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Be prepared to 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. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.



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