Hazardous Weather Conditions - Excessive Heat Warning

by Placerville Newswire / May 24, 2020 / comments

[NOAA]

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Excessive Heat Warning in effect from May 25, 11:00 AM PDT until May 28, 07:00 PM PDT

...Hot Weather is Expected Across Northern California Monday through Thursday...

.The first significant heat wave of the season is expected for Northern California this week. Daytime highs will be in the triple digits for most Valley locations, especially Tuesday through Thursday. Overnight temperatures will remain warm and offer little relief. Moderate to very high heat risk is expected, which means there will be increasing chances for heat related illnesses. Be sure to practice heat safety.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY TO 7 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 3500 FEET...

* WHAT...Dangerous heat with afternoon highs between 97 and 107  for the Valley, 95 to 105 for the Delta, and 95 to 100 for the  Foothills.

* WHEN...From 11 AM Monday to 7 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot temperatures, including the general population. People most vulnerable include those who are spending lots of time outdoors, those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly and those with chronic ailments.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Local rivers and streams are running fast and cold. Cold water safety should be practiced when on and near the water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.


Detailed forecast for

Motherlode

Tonight

Clear. Lows 56 to 64. Prevailing west winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Memorial Day

Sunny, warmer. Highs 83 to 95. Light winds becoming southwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night

Clear. Lows 59 to 69. Light winds.

Tuesday

Sunny. Highs 87 to 99. Light winds becoming southwest up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night

Clear. Lows 63 to 71. Prevailing west winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

Wednesday

Sunny. Highs 89 to 101.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear. Lows 62 to 70.

Thursday

Mostly sunny. Highs 91 to 103.

Thursday Night And Friday

Partly cloudy. Lows 63 to 71. Highs 88 to 103.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows 56 to 62.

Saturday

Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 73 to 85.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 60.

Sunday

Partly cloudy. Highs 72 to 84.