El Dorado County Weather Alerts
Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for El Dorado (CAC017) California Issued by the National Weather Service
Excessive Heat Warning Excessive Heat Warning - El Dorado (California)

Updated:Mon 25-May-20 02:29pm PDT
Effective:Mon 25-May-20 02:29pm PDT
Expires:Thu 28-May-20 07:00pm PDT

Areas affected: Carquinez Strait and Delta; Central Sacramento Valley; Motherlode; Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County; Northeast Foothills, 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. 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.

Message summary: ...Hot Weather is Expected Across Northern California through Thursday...
.The first significant heat wave of the season will occur this week. Daytime highs will be in the triple digits for most Valley locations, especially Tuesday through Thursday. Overnight temperatures will remain warm and offer little relief. Moderate to very high heat risk is expected, which means there will be increasing chances for heat related illnesses. Be sure to practice heat safety.
* WHAT...Dangerous heat with afternoon highs between 97 and 105 for the Valley, 95 to 105 for the Delta, and 95 to 100 for the Foothills.
* WHERE...Northern Sacramento Valley, Central Sacramento Valley, Southern Sacramento Valley, Carquinez Strait and Delta, Northern San Joaquin Valley, Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County, Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley and Motherlode.
* WHEN...Now until 7 PM PDT Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot temperatures, including the general population. People most vulnerable include those who are spending lots of time outdoors, those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly and those with chronic ailments.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Local rivers and streams are running fast and cold. Cold water safety should be practiced when on and near the water.
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Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement - El Dorado (California)

Updated:Mon 25-May-20 12:52pm PDT
Effective:Mon 25-May-20 02:29pm PDT
Expires:Tue 26-May-20 04:00pm PDT

Areas affected: Greater Lake Tahoe Area; Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties; Mono; Surprise Valley California
Message summary: ...High Confidence in Early Summer Heatwave for This Week...
Unusually warm temperatures are forecast Tuesday through Friday of this week as summer-like high pressure builds over the region.
* First real heat of the summer season for several days in a row could lead to heat health impacts for vulnerable populations and those outdoors for extended periods of time. Prepare now to do outdoor activities in the morning and have a cool place to go during the afternoons.
* High temperatures 20 degrees above normal could exceed a few daily records. Peak heat is projected Wednesday and Thursday with valleys well into the 90s and mountain communities well into the 80s. Friday could have similar heat; however, more clouds and thunderstorms could limit how hot it gets.
* Afternoon thunderstorms will become a feature starting Tuesday, especially over the high terrain, but storms into far western Nevada cannot be ruled out. Be prepared for lightning, downpours, sudden temperature drops, small hail, and strong outflow winds. Storms could impact outdoor recreation along with any outdoor pandemic response facilities. More numerous storms are possible on Friday and Saturday. Take some time over the next few days to review heat and thunderstorm safety online from the National Weather Service. There is plenty of material out there and it has been a while since we have experienced either weather hazard in the region. weather.gov/heat weather.gov/lightning
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