Excessive Heat Risk

Mon. AM — Excessive Heat Risk Warning issued by the National Weather Service, SF Bay issued last night for Thursday through the Labor Day weekend. The Coastal Mountains of Big Sur are going to feel the heat. (Note the Magenta — very high risk for entire population just off the Coast from Big Sur to Gorda.)

And this afternoon from NWS – SFBay:

Event:Excessive Heat Watch
Alert:…EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING… * WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions with afternoon temperatures from the upper 90s up to 110 possible. * WHERE…Southern Salinas Valley, Arroyo Seco, and Lake San Antonio, Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest and Mountains of San Benito and Interior Monterey County including Pinnacles National Park. * WHEN…From Thursday morning through Monday evening. * IMPACTS…Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The hottest temperatures will occur across the region`s interior and in the higher terrain each afternoon with mild to warm overnight temperatures providing little relief from the heat.
Instructions:Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Be prepared to 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. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Target Area:Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey County Including Pinnacles National Monument
Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest
Southern Salinas Valley, Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio

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