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Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:24 PM May. 22, 2022 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Afternoon temperatures from 98 to 103 degrees, with the
hottest day expected on Wednesday. Overnight lows from the upper
60s to mid 70s.

* WHERE...Portions of the Sacramento Valley, Carquinez Strait and
Delta, Northern San Joaquin Valley and Northeast Foothills.

* WHEN...From noon Tuesday to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Widespread moderate heat risk to locally high heat
risk. Heat-related illnesses will be possible, especially for
groups that are sensitive to the heat.

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.

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Red Flag Warning
Issued: 9:14 PM May. 22, 2022 – National Weather Service
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY TO 8 PM PDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
215, 216, 217, 218, 263, 266, AND 279...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM Monday to 8 PM PDT
Tuesday.

* WIND...Northerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 25 to 35
mph. Strongest winds Tuesday early morning through afternoon.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidities 5 to 12 percent during the
afternoons with overnight recoveries 20 to 35 percent.

* GREATEST THREAT...West side of the Sacramento Valley, mainly
along and west of Interstate 5, and into Coastal Range foothills
Tuesday early morning through afternoon hours.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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