Weather Alerts for Greater Lake Tahoe Area (CA)

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA (CA)

Areas Affected:
Carquinez Strait and Delta - Central Sacramento Valley - Motherlode - Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County - Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley - Northern Sacramento Valley - Northern San Joaquin Valley - Southern Sacramento Valley
Effective: Thu, 5/28 2:30am Updated: Thu, 5/28 4:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 5/28 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
* WHAT...High heat with afternoon highs between 97 and 105 for
the Valley, 85 to 95 for the Delta, and 95 to 102 for the
Foothills.
* WHERE...Northern Sacramento Valley, Central Sacramento Valley,
Southern Sacramento Valley, Carquinez Strait and Delta,
Northern San Joaquin Valley, Mountains Southwestern Shasta
County to Western Colusa County, Northeast
Foothills/Sacramento Valley and Motherlode.
* WHEN...Until 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.

Information:
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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