Excessive Heat Warning Continues, Third Straight Spare the Air Alert


The National Weather Service has extended its Excessive Heat Warning into Tuesday which will run from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm after record highs were hit Monday across the bay Area.

They cautioned that heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be possible and people most vulnerable include those who are spending considerable time outside and those who do not have air conditioning. They encourage those with young children, the elderly and those with chronic ailments to take precautionary and preparedness actions.

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Hot temperatures will create a dangerous situation in which heat illness will create a dangerous situation in which illness are likely.

The public is encouraged to drink plenty of fluids and stay in an air-conditioned room and out of the sun. Be sure to check up on relatives and neighbors.

By Wednesday cooling trend begins.

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing their third straight Spare the Air Alert for smog in 2019 which continues for Tuesday, June 11. Air quality is forecast to be unhealthy. High inland temperatures combined with light winds and motor vehicle exhaust is expected to cause unhealthy ozone accumulation in the region. There is no free transit tomorrow and there is no wood burning ban in place.