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An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the San Joaquin Valley, Sierra Nevada foothills, Coastal Range, and Kern County mountains Thursday through Saturday. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Heat related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke are likely if precautions are not taken. Drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun, and remain in an air-conditioned room. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.


An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the Kern County mountains from 10 AM PDT Wednesday morning until 8 PM PDT Saturday evening. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Heat related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke are likely if precautions are not taken. Drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun, and remain in an air-conditioned room. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.


An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the Kern County desert until 8 PM PDT Saturday evening. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Heat related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke are likely if precautions are not taken. Drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun, and remain in an air-conditioned room. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.


Widespread triple digit heat in the San Joaquin Valley, Sierra Nevada foothills, Kern County desert, and Coastal Range Thursday, resulting in a dangerous risk for heat-related illnesses. Heat-related impacts are possible Thursday if simple precautions are not taken. Plan to take action to reduce time outdoors, drink plenty of water, and remain in air-conditioned buildings. Heat-sensitive groups, such as the elderly, young children, and those with chronic ailments may need assistance to avoid heat-related illness. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.


Dangerous heat in the San Joaquin Valley, Sierra Nevada foothills, Coastal Range, and Kern County mountains and desert Friday, resulting in a very high heat risk for heat-related illnesses. Heat events like this are rare for this area. Heat-related impacts are likely Friday if precautions are not taken. Plan to take action to reduce time outdoors, drink plenty of water, and remain in air-conditioned buildings. This heat could be deadly for heat-sensitive groups, such as the elderly, young children, and those with chronic ailments. In addition, this heat may be deadly for those who do not take the proper precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.