Continued Hotter than Normal Weather with Isolated T-Storms
A bit of moisture is flowing into the southeastern part of the state and may bring the valley some afternoon dust and wind along with a few T-storms. This could help reduce daytime highs a bit later today.
Otherwise...the excessive heat warning for the valley continues for today and into tomorrow Thursday with temperatures near record highs.
The record highs for both Wednesday and Thursday are 114°, set in 2006.
During an excessive heat warning it is important to be aware of the signs of heat related illness.
FYI - Here are some of the signs as noted by the National Weather Service:
EARLY SYMPTOMS INCLUDE THINGS SUCH AS HEADACHE...THIRST...AND MUSCLE CRAMPS.
SERIOUS SYMPTOMS INCLUDE WEAKNESS...SKIN THAT IS COOL TO THE
TOUCH...FAST BUT WEAK PULSE...NAUSEA...AND FAINTING. SEVERE
SYMPTOMS INCLUDE HOT AND RED DRY SKIN...FAST AND STRONG PULSE...
SWEATING THAT HAS STOPPED...AND UNCONSCIOUSNESS. UNTREATED HEAT
ILLNESS CAN LEAD TO FATAL HEAT STROKE.
Also remember to check on the elderly and small children...as well your pets and plants during these hot days.
The Heat is Still "On"
Still Very Warm