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Thursday, August 13, 2015

NWS:SOCAL Heat Watch - EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING - High Temperatures Will Reach 104 To 108 degrees

HEAT WATCH - EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM PDT SUNDAY ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

A warming trend will continue through this coming weekend as high pressure builds over the region. Temperatures in many places will climb above normal by Thursday. The hottest conditions are expected Saturday and Sunday, when temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees above normal for many inland areas. During this time, maximum temperatures for the inland coastal areas will range from 85-99 degrees, while the valleys and the desert will be 100-108 degrees. Several degrees of cooling is possible by Monday, but overall temperatures will remain above normal in most places. An additional few degrees of cooling is expected on Tuesday. The hot conditions will result in an increased risk of heat-related illnesses, especially for the homeless, elderly, infants, outdoor workers and those participating in outdoor activities. The extended period of hot and dry conditions will also bring elevated fire danger.


An excessive heat watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon Through Sunday evening. 


Temperature afternoon maximum temperatures will reach 104 to108 degrees.


NWS reminder: "Beat the heat, check the backseat!"
NWS reminder: "Beat the heat, check the backseat!"
Locations: Many valley locations and lower mountain elevations across
Los Angeles and Ventura counties, San Bernardino County Mountains, Riverside County Mountains, and San Diego County Mountains each  afternoon and early evening Friday. 
Saturday and Sunday.  
It will remain quite warm across the Antelope Valley as well but remain below excessive heat watch criteria.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
210 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

DANGEROUS HEAT ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COMBINED
WITH WEAKENING ONSHORE FLOW WILL BRING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF VERY
HOT WEATHER THROUGH SUNDAY. AREAS UNDER AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
WILL LIKELY SEE SIGNIFICANT HEAT RELATED IMPACTS. A SLOW COOLING
TREND IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY...WITH MORE SIGNIFICANT COOLING BY
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA PAULA...FILLMORE...OJAI...PIRU...
THOUSAND OAKS...SIMI VALLEY...MOORPARK...NEWBURY PARK...
SANTA CLARITA...NEWHALL...VALENCIA...WOODLAND HILLS...
NORTHRIDGE...BURBANK...UNIVERSAL CITY...PASADENA...SAN GABRIEL...
POMONA
210 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM PDT
SUNDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO
8 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TEMPERATURE...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES WILL REACH 104 TO 108
  DEGREES FOR MANY PORTIONS OF THE VALLEYS OF LOS ANGELES AND
  VENTURA COUNTIES AS WELL AS THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS EACH
  AFTERNOON. WARMEST PORTIONS OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY VALLEYS
  AND SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS WILL ALSO SEE OVERNIGHT LOWS REMAIN
  IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. IT WILL REMAIN QUITE WARM ACROSS THE
  ANTELOPE VALLEY AS WELL BUT REMAIN BELOW EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
  CRITERIA.

* IMPACTS...THE PROLONGED HEAT WAVE WILL BRING THE RISK OF HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THOSE AT HIGHEST RISK
  INCLUDE CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND PETS WITHOUT ADEQUATE
  SHELTER. IN ADDITION...THE HEAT WILL BRING EXTRA DEMAND ON
  ELECTRICITY FOR THE SOUTHLAND...BRINGING AN INCREASED THREAT
  OF POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER...EVER...LEAVE PEOPLE OR PETS IN ENCLOSED VEHICLES...EVEN
FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

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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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
210 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COMBINED
WITH WEAKENING ONSHORE FLOW WILL BRING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF VERY
HOT WEATHER THROUGH SUNDAY. AREAS UNDER AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
WILL LIKELY SEE SIGNIFICANT HEAT RELATED IMPACTS. A SLOW COOLING
TREND IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY...WITH MORE SIGNIFICANT COOLING BY
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
210 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM PDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO
8 PM PDT SUNDAY. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL REACH 100 DEGREES OR HIGHER FOR
  MANY LOWER ELEVATION AREAS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES
  AND VENTURA COUNTIES EACH AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FRIDAY...
  SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS... THE PROLONGED HEAT WAVE WILL BRING THE RISK OF HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THOSE AT HIGHEST RISK
  INCLUDE CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND PETS WITHOUT ADEQUATE
  SHELTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER...EVER...LEAVE PEOPLE OR PETS IN ENCLOSED VEHICLES...EVEN
FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

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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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
210 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COMBINED
WITH WEAKENING ONSHORE FLOW WILL BRING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF VERY
HOT WEATHER THROUGH SUNDAY. AREAS UNDER AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
WILL LIKELY SEE SIGNIFICANT HEAT RELATED IMPACTS. A SLOW COOLING
TREND IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY...WITH MORE SIGNIFICANT COOLING BY
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN MARCOS PASS...
SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA
210 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 8 PM PDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO
8 PM PDT SUNDAY. A WIND ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WIND
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PDT FRIDAY.
THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 MPH THROUGH PASSES AND CANYONS...EXCEPT LOCAL GUSTS
  TO 50 MPH ACROSS FAVORED LOCATIONS. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL MOSTLY
  BE CONFINED TO THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL REACH 100 DEGREES OR HIGHER
  FOR MANY LOWER ELEVATION AREAS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF SANTA
  BARBARA COUNTY EACH AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FRIDAY...
  SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...HIGHWAYS THAT COULD BE IMPACTED BY THE GUSTY WINDS
  TONIGHT INCLUDE HIGHWAY 101 BETWEEN GOLETA AND GAVIOTA...AND
  HIGHWAY 154 IN THE VICINITY OF SAN MARCOS PASS. THE PROLONGED
  HEAT WAVE WILL BRING THE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS THROUGH
  THE WEEKEND. THOSE AT HIGHEST RISK INCLUDE CHILDREN...THE
  ELDERLY...AND PETS WITHOUT ADEQUATE SHELTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER...EVER...LEAVE PEOPLE OR PETS IN ENCLOSED VEHICLES...EVEN
FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

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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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
200 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

...VERY HOT WEATHER THIS WEEKEND FOR ALL LOCATIONS EXCEPT THE
IMMEDIATE COASTAL AREAS...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THIS
WEEKEND CREATING VERY HOT WEATHER FOR MOST INLAND LOCATIONS.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WILL BE THE HOTTEST DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES
ABOUT 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. A SLOW COOLING TREND FOR MONDAY AND
ESPECIALLY TUESDAY NEXT WEEK.

SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
COACHELLA VALLEY-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING-
200 PM PDT THU AUG 13 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 9 PM PDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 9 PM PDT
MONDAY. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES...HOTTEST WEATHER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH
  HIGH TEMPERATURES 106 T0 120 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS. THOSE AT HIGHEST RISK
  INCLUDE CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND PETS WITHOUT ADEQUATE
  SHELTER.

* OUTLOOK...SLIGHTLY LESS HOT ON MONDAY. COOLER BY TUESDAY OF
  NEXT WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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