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  • Excessive Heat Watch for Modoc County County, California
  • Excessive Heat Watch issued July 29 at 2:49PM PDT until August 03 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, July 31, 2017 at 11 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 8 p.m.
  • ...EXTENDED PERIOD OF VERY HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEK...
    .HOT TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND WILL BECOME VERY HOT AND DANGEROUS
    THIS WEEK AS A STRONG RIDGE BUILDS OVER THE AREA. THESE HOT
    TEMPERATURES WILL LAST THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEK, POSSIBLY INTO
    NEXT WEEKEND, WILL LITTLE RELIEF FROM WARM OVERNIGHT
    TEMPERATURES.
    ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
    THURSDAY EVENING...
    The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an Excessive
    Heat Watch...which is in effect from Monday morning through
    Thursday evening.
    * Valley Temperatures: Daily high temperatures of 95 to 100
    degrees, with overnight lows in the lower to mid 60s.
    * Locations include: Lower elevations of the Klamath Basin and
    Modoc county, including Klamath Falls, Keno, MacDoel, Tulelake,
    and Tionesta.
    * Impacts: Very high temperatures and limited relief overnight
    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 Watch means that a prolonged 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.
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