Weather Alerts for Greater Lake Tahoe Area (CA)

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (CA)

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 4:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 6/18 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Brief period of hot weather to the northern and central
Sacramento Valley on Tuesday...
.A strong ridge of high pressure will bring temperatures up to
around 10 to 15 degrees above average. While conditiions will
remain warm through mid-week, Tuesday is expected to be the
hottest day of the week. Widespread readings of 100 to 105 degrees
are likely during the afternoon which may impact those who are
more sensitive to exposure to the heat.
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 10 PM PDT TUESDAY...
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM to 10 PM PDT Tuesday.
* TEMPERATURE...Highs 100 to 105 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 nor 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.
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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
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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