...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
* High Temperatures...90s for inland coastal areas, 102 to 109 in
the inland valleys...90s in the mountains above 6000 feet and
upper 90s to 105 below 6000 feet...106 to 112 in the high desert
areas...and 108 to 117 for the lower deserts.
* Impacts...A prolonged period of very hot daytime temperatures
combined with very warm nights is expected to create a
dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
* Outlook...Well above average high temperatures may continue
beyond Wednesday but with some moderation in the heat possible
as the high pressure weakens and moves northward.
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.