The California Office of Emergency Services reports a prolonged period of hotter-than-normal temperatures expected for at least the next week in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys and neighboring foothills.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Warning through June 27, with temperatures expected to be hottest in the northern Sacramento Valley, with highs to 110 and overnight lows staying warm in the 60s and 70s.
The NWS urges people to:
- Stay hydrated, drinking extra water.
- Avoid any strenuous outside activities, especially between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.
- Limit outside activities whenever possible as temperatures are expected to be 10-15 degrees above normal, in the high 90s and triple-digits.
- Help older people, children, and pets stay cool.
- Plan to be in air-conditioned buildings.
More information is available at the NWS Sacramento Forecast Office website at https://www.weather.gov/sto/.