Temperatures Climbing Inland as Deserts Brace for 120-Degree Heat

Temperatures Climbing Inland as Deserts Brace for 120-Degree Heat

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur.

A Heat Advisory is in effect through Saturday for the valley, while a Excessive Heat Warning goes into effect Sunday through Tuesday.

The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a risky situation in which heat illness is likely.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.

Vallejo's projected high Friday is 85 degrees, dipping to 81 Saturday before jumping to 88 Sunday and then dropping to 80 Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS warns that long outdoor exposure will increase chances for heat-related illness, especially for sensitive groups and people without access to air conditioning.

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Temperatures overnight won't cool much either, staying in the mid 70s.

Also, area waterways are running very cold and fast, increasing risk for hypothermia and drownings. Employers need to ensure workers are drinking plenty of water and taking breaks in the shade as temperatures rise, the state agency says.

"The general rule of thumb for this the advisory is when the maximum heat index temperature is expected to be 100-degrees or higher for at least two days, and night time air temperatures will not drop below 75-degrees", NWS officials explained on their governmental website, http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/heat/ww.shtml. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.

Nighttime temperatures are expected to be around 60 degrees.

These high temperatures are caused by an aptly named weather phenomenon: "heat domes". The temperature was 128 degrees.

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