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Fairfield, CA Police Department
Tuesday June 20th, 2017 :: 08:53 a.m. PDT
Advisory

Excessive Heat Warning until 11:00PM Friday

...Very hot temperatures persist this week across interior Northern California... .Very hot temperatures are expected through Friday. This extended heat event will increase heat related illnesses for those exposed to prolonged outdoor heat, especially the elderly, children, and other sensitive groups. The heat will gradually subside over the weekend, but daytime valley highs will still be hot in the upper 90s to low 100s. ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...Valley high temperatures 103 to 112 through Friday with Wednesday and Thursday being the hottest days. Overnight lows to upper 70s through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people without access to AC. Heat stress possible for livestock with limited relief from the heat overnight. Area waterways running very cold and fast, increasing risk for hypothermia and water rescues. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento

* AFFECTED AREAS: CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA ... CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY ... NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY ... NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ... SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY

Instructions:

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to the 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 9 1 1. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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Address/Location
Fairfield, CA Police Department
1000 Webster St
Fairfield, CA 94533

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-428-7300

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Excessive Heat Warning

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