The first major heat wave of the year will occur during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Excessive heat watch is in effect from Friday morning through Sunday evening (6/30-7/2).
- Dangerously hot conditions are anticipated with possible 105-110 temperatures.
- Extreme heat will significantly increase the risk for heat related illnesses, especially for those working outdoors or participating in outdoor activities.
- Hottest temperatures are expected Saturday.
- Be mindful around waterways- rivers and lakes continue to run cold and fast, creating dangerous conditions.
Precautionary Actions to Take:
- Continue to monitor the latest forecast throughout the weekend.
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Stay in cool places and avoid staying out in the sun.
- Check on relatives and neighbors.
- Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
For more resources on extreme heat events, please visit https://www.placer.ca.gov/5891/Extreme-Heat
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Information provided by: https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=85651674