Weather Service issues heat advisory for this weekend

Weather Service issues heat advisory for this weekend

Weather Service issues heat advisory for this weekend

Forecasted high temperatures Sunday through Tuesday from the National Weather Service.

"There is absolutely no doubt we will be near all-time highs with this heat wave, with the hottest and most unsafe temperatures expected Monday through Wednesday", the National Weather Service in Phoenix said, offering heat safety tips. Temperatures will also rise in the mountains where highs of 92 to 102 degrees are expected over the weekend, and highs of 96 to 104 degrees are in the forecast Monday through Wednesday, according to the NWS.

NorCal residents are advised to drink lots of water, wear light-colored clothing and avoid strenuous activities between 10 a.m. -6 p.m.

The advisory will remain in effect from 11 a.m. Monday to 9 p.m. on Wednesday as temperatures are expected to reach 100-106 degrees. Thermal belt areas in the foothills only cooling into the mid 70s to lower 80s for nighttime lows.* IMPACTS.Long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people without access to AC. When temperatures reach 95 degrees or above, employers are required to implement high-heat procedures to ensure outdoor workers are protected. Keep in mind to check pavement temperatures by feeling it with the back of your hand - if it's hot for you, it's too hot for your pet to walk on.

In the first major heat wave of the year, the number of days north valley temperatures will be more than 100 degrees seems endless, but there is good news among the triple digits.

In addition, pets may need extra care in coming days, the Weather Service said.

Though the current NWS advisory ends on Sunday, ABC 7 says we might remain hot for a while, as "Looking forward into next week, this heat does not look to break.In fact, some of the hottest air in the United States will be centered over California".

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