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 Excessive Heat Warning

National Weather Service - San Joaquin Valley / Hanford, CA
Issued: Wednesday, June 16 2021 - 4:06 AM PDT
Effective: Thursday, June 17 2021 - 10:00 AM PDT
Expires: Saturday, June 19 2021 - 8:00 PM PDT
Location: Tulare County

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions, with high temperatures of 107 to 112 degrees in the San Joaquin Valley and Coastal Range. Maximum temperatures of 101 to 106 degrees in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

* WHERE...Central and Southern San Joaquin Valley, Coastal Range, and southern Sierra Nevada foothills.

* WHEN...Valid from 10 AM PDT Thursday morning until 8 PM PDT Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun, and remain in an air- conditioned room, Check 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.


National Weather Service
San Joaquin Valley / Hanford, CA
Updated: Wednesday, Jun 16 2021 - 7:19:12 AM PDT
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