Weather Alerts for Motherlode

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
MOTHERLODE

Areas Affected:
Central Sacramento Valley - Clear Lake, Southern Lake County - Motherlode - Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County - Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley - Northern Sacramento Valley - Shasta Lake Area, Northern Shasta County - Southern Sacramento Valley
Effective: Tue, 6/18 9:00am Updated: Tue, 6/18 6:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 6/18 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Brief period of hot weather northern and central Sacramento
Valley today...
.A strong ridge of high pressure will bring temperatures up to
around 10 to 15 degrees above average. While conditions will
remain warm through mid-week, today is expected to be the hottest
day of the week. Widespread readings of 100 to 106 degrees are
likely during the afternoon which may impact those who are more
sensitive to exposure to the heat.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
* TEMPERATURE...Highs 100 to 106 degrees.
* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to the hot weather may increase the
chances for heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The most vulnerable
population includes the elderly, children, those without
effective cooling systems or adequate hydration, and outdoor
workers.
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Information:
A Heat Advisory means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures
is expected and will create a situation in which heat illnesses
are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and
neighbors.
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.