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Excessive Heat Watch

National Weather Service Sacramento CA
143 PM PDT Sun Jun 13 2021

...Dangerously hot conditions to return to northern California...

.High pressure over the Desert Southwest will build west over
California later this week, resulting in widespread warming over
northern California. High temperatures will soar well into the
triple digits by Thursday Valley-wide with some areas in the
Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys approaching 110 to 112 degrees
for Thursday and Friday. Isolated areas could get as hot as 113
degrees. These hot afternoon temperatures, combined with warm
overnight lows in the upper 60s to low 80s, will produce
widespread high to very high heat risk. Consequently, an Excessive
Heat Watch has been issued.

Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County-
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 Shasta Dam, Redding, Red Bluff, Chico,
Oroville, Marysville/Yuba City, Sacramento, Fairfield/Suisun,
Stockton, Modesto, Alder Springs, Paradise, Grass Valley,
and Jackson
143 PM PDT Sun Jun 13 2021


* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with afternoon highs around
  100 to 112 degrees. Isolated locations may approach 113
  degrees on the hottest afternoons in the Sacramento and
  northern San Joaquin Valleys.

* WHERE...Sacramento Valley, northern San Joaquin Valley, and
  adjacent foothills.

* WHEN...From noon Thursday through 9 PM PDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Widespread high to very high heat risk with near-
  record and possibly record-breaking heat. Extreme heat will
  significantly increase the potential for heat-related

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Hottest afternoons are forecast to occur
  on Thursday and Friday with hot conditions continuing into at
  least Saturday.


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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