Update: Bay Area Heat Advisory Upgraded to Excessive Heat Warning

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The National Weather Service has extended its heat advisory for the East Bay Interior Valley’s into Monday. The advisory is between from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm Monday.

UPDATED FORECAST –  Heat Advisory has been expanded and Bay Shoreline, East Bay Valleys and Santa Clara Valley has been upgraded to Excessive Heat Warning through 9 PM

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According to the weather service, temperatures will range between 95 degrees to 105 degrees across the San Francisco Bay Area.

They warn that with a cool spring and early summer, the temperatures will appear to rise quickly and it may impact sensitive populations such as the elderly, infants and those without access to air conditioning will likely be susceptible to heat related illness.

The heat is anticipated to last into Tuesday where it will again be around 100 degrees.

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They remind the community that a “heat advisory” means that a period of hot temperatures are expected and that with hot temperatures, it will create a situation in which heat illness is possible.

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.

On Monday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing their second straight Spare the Air Alert for smog in 2019. 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.


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