With high temperatures expected through Sunday, a Red Flag Warning has been issued for the East Bay Hills this weekend. The warning goes into effect 11:00 am Saturday through 8:00 pm Sunday.
A Spare the Air Alert was also issued through Sunday.
On Friday, the National Weather Service has said this weekend highs are expected to soar into the 90’s to 100s across the San Francisco Bay Area. This will lead to moderate to high local heat risks from Friday through Sunday.
They are advising people to be smart in hot weather and make sure you and your pets stay hydrated.
On Saturday, the City of Brentwood is expected to be 105 degrees. Livermore will hit 103 degrees. On Sunday, Brentwood’s anticipated high will be 92. By Monday, mid-80’s return.
During the time of high heat, prolonged exposure to these temperatures will increase the risk of heat related illnesses, particularly for vulnerable populations. Pets and livestock may also require extra care through the warm weather. There is also an elevated risk of wildfire.
To prevent situations where heat related illnesses are likely, you are encouraged to drink plenty of fluids and stay in air conditioned rooms while staying out of the sun. You are also encouraged to check on relatives and neighbors.
HEAT ADVISORY FROM 11AM PDT SAT UNTIL 8PM PDT SAT …HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY. *
TIMING… 11 AM TO 8 PM SATURDAY
* LOCATIONS… MOST OF THE INLAND GREATER SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA (EXCLUDING COASTAL AREAS AND THE SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA ITSELF), INLAND MONTEREY COUNTY, AND INLAND SAN BENITO COUNTY. FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE… MAIN HEAT RISK IS PRIMARILY FROM REDWOOD CITY TO CUPERTINO.
* TEMPERATURES… TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE 15 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ON SATURDAY. WIDESPREAD TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S TO LOW 100S IN THE IMPACTED AREAS ARE EXPECTED. THE HOTTEST INLAND LOCATIONS SUCH AS PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK AND THE EXTREME INLAND NAPA, SONOMA, AND POSSIBLY CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES MAY SURPASS 105 DEGREES. THE URBAN AREAS OF SAN FRANCISCO AND OAKLAND ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS HEAT ADVISORY, HOWEVER, BUT ARE STILL FORECAST TO HOVER IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S RANGE ON SATURDAY WHILE SAN JOSE WILL HOVER IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S. FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE, THE MAIN HEAT RISKS ARE GENERALLY FROM REDWOOD CITY TO CUPERTINO WHERE TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST, WHILE OTHER AREAS OF THE SHORELINE WILL BE NOTICEABLY COOLER.
* IMPACTS… MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS ESPECIALLY FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. INCREASED NUMBER OF VISITORS TO COASTAL COMMUNITIES AND BEACHES TO ESCAPE HEAT, LEADING TO INCREASED NECESSITY OF WATER RESCUES. EXACERBATION OF SEVERE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTH AND EAST BAY HILLS AND MOUNTAINS.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE A 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