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Heat Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Thu 08/18/2022 02:00 AM EDT

End Time

Fri 08/19/2022 11:00 PM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Locations Affected

Bakersfield, CA ∙ Fresno, CA ∙ Visalia, CA ∙ Clovis, CA ∙ Merced, CA ∙ Tulare, CA ∙ Madera, CA ∙ Delano, CA ∙ Hanford, CA ∙ Porterville, CA

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Hanford CA 610 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022 CAZ300>317-319-321-332-162200- /O.CON.KHNX.EH.W.0003.220816T1800Z-220818T0600Z/ /O.CON.KHNX.HT.Y.0006.220818T0600Z-220820T0300Z/ West Side Mountains north of 198-Los Banos - Dos Palos-Merced - Madera - Mendota-Planada - Le Grand - Snelling-Coalinga - Avenal- West Side of Fresno and Kings Counties-Caruthers - San Joaquin - Selma-Fresno-Clovis-West Side Mountains South of 198- Buttonwillow - Lost Hills - I5-Delano-Wasco-Shafter-Hanford - Corcoran - Lemoore-Visalia - Porterville - Reedley-Buena Vista- Bakersfield-Southeast San Joaquin Valley- South End San Joaquin Valley-Mariposa Madera Foothills-Fresno- Tulare Foothills-South End Sierra Foothills-Kern River Valley- Including the cities of San Luis Reservoir, Los Banos, Merced, Madera, Atwater, Planada, Lake Mcclure, Le Grand, Avenal, Coalinga, Lemoore Station, Five Points, Kettleman City, Selma, Sanger, Parlier, Kingsburg, Kerman, Fresno, Blackwells Corner, McKittrick, Lost Hills, Buttonwillow, Delano, Wasco, Alpaugh, Shafter, Hanford, Lemoore, Corcoran, Goshen, Visalia, Tulare, Porterville, Taft, Bakersfield, Richgrove, Lamont, Arvin, El Portal, Mariposa, Millerton Lake, Lake Isabella, and Kernville 610 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY... ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, high temperatures ranging from 104-108 degrees in the San Joaquin Valley and 99-104 degrees in the Lower Sierra Nevada foothills, Kern River Valley, and Coastal Range. For the Heat Advisory, high temperatures of 101-106 degrees are forecast across the San Joaquin Valley, with highs of 97-102 in the Lower Sierra Nevada foothills, Kern River Valley, and Coastal Range. * WHERE...San Joaquin Valley, Lower Sierra Nevada foothills, Kern River Valley, and Coastal Range. * WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT Wednesday. For the Heat Advisory, from 11 PM Wednesday to 8 PM PDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Warm overnight lows will make those susceptible to heat related illnesses at higher risk. Overnight lows in the 74-79 degree range in urban areas possible, with lows in the 68-73 range in rural areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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. &&