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  • Excessive Heat Watch for Santa Barbara County Central Coast County, California
  • Excessive Heat Watch issued August 27 at 7:29PM PDT until August 30 at 10:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 10 p.m.
  • ...Record breaking heat expected across much of Southwest
    California through mid week...
    The combination of strong high pressure and weak onshore flow
    will continue to produce high temperatures across the region
    through at least mid week, and possibly through the end of the
    week and into the Labor Day weekend. The warmest temperatures are
    expected to be across the Antelope Valley, lower mountain
    elevations, coastal and inland valleys. Unusually warm
    temperatures are also expected in the Los Angeles Basin away from
    the coast.
    An Excessive Heat Watch remains in effect for the for the Central
    Coast from Monday through Wednesday evening. As the event draws
    closer, this watch will likely be converted into an Excessive
    Heat Warning or a Heat Advisory.
    ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
    THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
    * VISIBILITY...One quarter mile or less. Dense fog should lift
    by 9 AM PDT this morning.
    * Temperature...93 to 108 across the far interior portions of
    the coastal zones. Low temperatures will range from the mid
    60s to mid 70s. The warmest overnight lows will occur across
    the foothill locations.
    * IMPACTS...The very high temperatures create a dangerous
    situation in which heat related illnesses are possible.
    Temperatures inside vehicles, even if the windows are
    partially open, can quickly rise to life-threatening levels.

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