Wednesday, June 26, 2013

#NWS Special Weather Statement Excessive Heat Warnings - Temperatures Exceeding 100 Degrees Expected Across California #CaWx

The National Weather Service Los Angeles, Oxnard and San Diego has issued an Excessive Heat Watch through June 30 20:00 PDT
Very hot conditions to impact the deserts and mountains Friday Through Sunday and the inland empire this weekend.http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/nationalwarnings.php?map=on


Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
347 AM PDT WED JUN 26 2013

CAZ089>095-261900-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
347 AM PDT WED JUN 26 2013

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF VERY HOT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND
 INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

* TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS ARE
  EXPECTED RANGE FROM AROUND 105 TO 110 DEGREES SUNDAY THROUGH
  TUESDAY.

* TIMING: TEMPERATURES SHOULD BEGIN TO WARM SIGNIFICANTLY BY
  SUNDAY...WITH THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES EXPECTED MONDAY AND
  TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS: ALL VALLEY AND LOWER FOOTHILL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED.
  ELEVATIONS AS HIGH AS 3500 FEET COULD SEE HIGH TEMPERATURES
  AROUND 100 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS: CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC
  AILMENTS ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS. PETS
  AND LIVESTOCK ARE ALSO SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT ILLNESS AND SHOULD BE
  CARED FOR ACCORDINGLY.

* FOR UPDATES...VISIT WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD

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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
331 AM PDT WED JUN 26 2013

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF EXCESSIVE HEAT FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE
REGION RESULTING FROM A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE
WESTERN UNITED STATES FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

AZZ001>003-036-CAZ519>527-NVZ014>022-262215-
/O.UPG.KVEF.EH.A.0002.130628T1800Z-130702T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KVEF.EH.W.0002.130628T1800Z-130702T0300Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-NORTHWEST DESERTS-
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-
OWENS VALLEY-WHITE MOUNTAINS OF INYO COUNTY-
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-MORONGO BASIN-CADIZ BASIN-
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-
ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-LINCOLN COUNTY-
NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY-
SHEEP RANGE-SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-LAS VEGAS VALLEY-
SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
INCLUDING...COLORADO CITY...
PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT...TUWEEP...MT TRUMBULL...
LAKE HAVASU...DESERT HILLS...TOPOCK...KINGMAN...GOLDEN VALLEY...
DOLAN SPRINGS...VALENTINE...WIKIEUP...YUCCA...BULLHEAD CITY...
MOHAVE VALLEY...ASPENDELL...WHITNEY PORTAL...BISHOP...
INDEPENDENCE...LONE PINE...OLANCHA...FURNACE CREEK...SHOSHONE...
BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN...BAKER...MOUNTAIN PASS...
MITCHELL CAVERNS...MORONGO VALLEY...YUCCA VALLEY...
TWENTYNINE PALMS...VIDAL JUNCTION...NEEDLES...BEATTY...GOLDFIELD...
SILVER PEAK...DYER...CALIENTE...PIOCHE...PANACA...HIKO...ALAMO...
RACHEL...MESQUITE...OVERTON...MOAPA...PAHRUMP...INDIAN SPRINGS...
DESERT ROCK...AMARGOSA VALLEY...THE TOWN OF MT CHARLESTON...
RED ROCK...LAS VEGAS...NORTH LAS VEGAS...HENDERSON...BOULDER CITY...
SUMMERLIN...NELLIS...MOUNTAINS EDGE...SEVEN HILLS...BLUE DIAMOND...
HOOVER DAM...LAUGHLIN...PRIMM...SEARCHLIGHT...CAL-NEV-ARI
331 AM PDT WED JUN 26 2013 /331 AM MST WED JUN 26 2013/

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/
FRIDAY TO 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/ MONDAY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEVADA...SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
AND NORTHWEST ARIZONA FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT /11 AM MST/ FRIDAY TO 8 PM PDT /8 PM MST/
MONDAY.

THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EXPECTED HIGH TEMPERATURES: LAS VEGAS (MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL
  AIRPORT) 114 TO 117...MESQUITE AND THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY 118 TO
  125...PAHRUMP 111 TO 114...BARSTOW 114 TO 118...MORONGO BASIN 110
  TO 115...KINGMAN 108 TO 112...BISHOP 106 TO 108...CALIENTE 105 TO
  108...AND DEATH VALLEY 126 TO 129.

* TIMING: AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF EXCESSIVELY HOT TEMPERATURES ARE
  EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY. LITTLE RELIEF IS EXPECTED AT
  NIGHT...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS SUCH AS THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY
  WHERE LOW TEMPERATURES NEAR THE STRIP AND DOWNTOWN MAY NOT DROP
  BELOW 90 DEGREES.

* GREATEST IMPACTS: CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC
  AILMENTS ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS. HEAT
  EXHAUSTION...CRAMPS...OR IN EXTREME CASES HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT
  FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE CONDITIONS. FRIENDS... RELATIVES
  AND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST
TO REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS THAT WILL STRESS THE BODY IF PRECAUTIONS
ARE NOT TAKEN.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE
AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN
SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT
SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN
EMERGENCY...CALL 911
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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
515 AM PDT TUE JUN 25 2013

CAZ042-043-048-050-055>058-060>062-270000-
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS-
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
515 AM PDT TUE JUN 25 2013

...HOT FOR INLAND AREAS LATE THIS WEEK INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN OVER THE GREAT BASIN BRINGING
HOT WEATHER TO INLAND AREAS FOR LATE THIS WEEK THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE MAY BEGIN TO WEAKEN WITH SLOW COOLING FOR THE
MIDDLE PART OF NEXT WEEK. THE MARINE LAYER AND WEAK ONSHORE FLOW
WILL KEEP AREAS NEAR THE COAST COOLER.

HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR FRIDAY THROUGH NEXT MONDAY...

LOWER DESERTS...............................112 TO 118.
UPPER DESERTS...............................105 TO 112.
MOUNTAINS BELOW 6000 FEET...................90S.
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 6000 FEET...................80S.
INLAND EMPIRE...............................95 TO 105.
INLAND ORANGE COUNTY........................85 TO 95.
SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS....................88 TO 98.
SAN DIEGO AND ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...75 TO 85.

DURING HOT WEATHER...

* AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IF POSSIBLE.

* IF YOU HAVE TO BE OUTSIDE...DRINK PLENTY OF WATER OR NON-
  ALCOHOLIC...NON-CAFFEINATED FLUIDS.

* WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT LOOSE-FITTING CLOTHING.

* WEAR A HAT TO SHIELD YOURSELF FROM THE SUN.

* USE SUN SCREEN TO REDUCE POSSIBLE SUNBURN.

* TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AIR CONDITIONING AND SHADE IF POSSIBLE.

* NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN ENCLOSED VEHICLES...EVEN
  BRIEFLY.
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