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Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 4:08 AM PDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Thursday evening...

* timing... Tuesday afternoon through Thursday evening. At this
time, the highest temperatures expected will be on Tuesday and
Wednesday.

* Temperature... in the San Joaquin Valley and Kern County
mountains below 4000 feet... high temperatures will range from
103 to 108. Low temperatures in the lower 70s to low 80s. In the
Kern County desert... high temperatures will range from 105 to
115 degrees with lows between 75 and 85 degrees.

* Impacts... heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and
heat stroke will be possible. People most vulnerable include
those who are spending lots of time outdoors... those who do
not have air conditioning... Young children... the elderly... and
those with chronic ailments.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in
which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay
in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on
relatives and neighbors.


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