Hot temperature Warning from Friday into Early Next Week

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 14, 2017 / comments

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.

"...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING..."

Hot temperatures Friday and into the weekend will increase heat related illnesses for those exposed to prolonged outdoor heat, especially the elderly, children, and other sensitive groups.

* TEMPERATURE...
Valley high temperatures 100 to 110 degrees.
Valley low temperatures 65 to 75 degrees.

* IMPACTS...
Long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for sensitive groups. Heat stress to livestock with limited relief from heat overnight. Area waterways running very cold and fast, increasing risk for   hypothermia, water rescues.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected. Hot temperatures will combine to create a DANGEROUS 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.

Detailed forecast for

Motherlode

Today

Sunny, warmer. Highs 77 to 91. Prevailing northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Tonight

Clear. Lows 52 to 60. Prevailing west winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.

Thursday

Mostly sunny. Highs 81 to 93. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Thursday Night

Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 67. Prevailing northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

Friday

Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 87 to 99. Prevailing northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Friday Night

Clear. Lows 62 to 70.

Saturday

Sunny. Highs 87 to 101.

Saturday Night Through Tuesday

Clear. Lows 64 to 74. Highs 88 to 103.