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  • Excessive Heat Watch for Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Excessive Heat Watch issued August 30 at 3:50AM PDT until September 04 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at noon
  • Expires: Monday, September 4, 2017 at 9 p.m.
  • ...PROLONGED HEATWAVE EXPECTED LATE THIS WEEK THROUGH EARLY NEXT
    WEEK...
    .A prolonged period of excessive heat is expected late this week
    through early next week. Afternoon interior temperatures will
    rise into the triple digits Thursday, reach peak heat Friday and
    Saturday, and remain above normal through at least Monday. A
    high risk of heat related illnesses is expected, particularly for
    population groups that are most sensitive to heat.
    ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Most interior valley locations including but
    not limited to Gasquet...Honeydew...Orleans...Willow
    Creek...Garberville...Bridgeville...Weaverville...Burnt
    Ranch...Trinity Center...Hayfork...Ruth...Leggett...
    Laytonville...Willits...Covelo...Boonville...Ukiah...Hopland.
    * TEMPERATURES...High temperatures between 100 and 115 with
    overnight lows ranging from 55 to 65 in cooler valleys to 65 to
    75 in higher elevations.
    * IMPACTS...Moderate to high risk of heat illness for those who
    are sensitive to heat or for those who are exposed to the sun
    and active for long durations. This heat will also be dangerous
    to anyone without proper hydration or adequate cooling. Heat
    stress is possible for livestock and outdoor pets.
    * FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...visit
    http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
    temperatures is expected. Hot temperatures will create a
    dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink
    plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the
    sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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