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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 8:19 PM Jul. 12, 2024 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures 105 to
115. Limited overnight relief with lows mainly in the 70s to lower
80s. Widespread Major to Extreme HeatRisk continues.

* WHERE...Central Sacramento Valley, Motherlode, Mountains
Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County, Northeast
Foothills/Sacramento Valley, Northern Sacramento Valley, and
Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM PDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during
extreme heat events, particularly for those working outside or
participating in outdoor activities.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heat could significantly impact outdoor
activities. Area waterways will continue to be cold, creating
dangerous conditions for those seeking relief in rivers and lakes.

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.

Do not leave young children and pets in unattended vehicles. Car
interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

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.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates.

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