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  • Excessive Heat Warning for Modoc County County, California
  • Excessive Heat Warning issued August 04 at 4:44AM PDT until August 04 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, August 4, 2017 at 4:44 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, August 4, 2017 at 8 p.m.
  • ...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST TODAY...
    .High temperatures will trend about 5 degrees lower today. But it
    will still be dangerously hot again with highs above 100 at most
    valleys west of the Cascades and in the 90s at valleys east of
    the Cascades.
    ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING...
    ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
    * Temperatures: Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s.
    * Locations in the warning area include: Most of the Southern
    Oregon Cascades and Siskiyous below an elevation of 6000 feet,
    including Union Creek, Howard Prairie, and Siskiyou Summit.
    Modoc County excluding the Warner Mountains. Eastern Siskiyou
    County including Mount Shasta and Medicine Lake area.
    * Locations in the advisory area include: Diamond Lake and the
    eastern slopes of the Southern Oregon Cascades...the Klamath
    and Tulelake Basins...and Modoc Plateau.
    * Impacts: Very high temperatures will increase chances for heat
    related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people
    without access to air conditioning. Heat stress is possible
    for livestock and outdoor pets. Also, area rivers still run
    cold and fast, increasing the risk for hypothermia and water
    rescues.
    * View the hazard area in detail at
    https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD
    Precautionary/preparedness actions...
    * An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
    dangerously hot temperatures will occur.
    * A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
    expected.
    * These hot temperatures are likely to create a DANGEROUS
    SITUATION in which heat illnesses are possible.
    * Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, and
    stay out of the sun.
    * Check up on relatives and neighbors, as well as outdoor pets
    and livestock.
    * 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.
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