Weather Service issues heat advisory for this weekend

Sunday, 18 Jun, 2017

The high for Monday will be 101, Tuesday's high is expected to be near 105 degrees and Wednesday is expected to reach 106 degrees.

An excessive heat warning will be in force in the San Gabriel Mountains from 11 a.m. Saturday to 9 p.m. Wednesday, in the Antelope Valley from 11 a.m. Sunday to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and in the Santa Clarita Valley from Monday morning through Wednesday night.

According to the National Weather Service, a heat advisory is issued within 12 hours of the onset of extremely risky heat conditions.

And with temperatures this high, records will be broken.

Residents are encouraged to take precautions these coming days, especially by people who participate in outdoor activities, older adults, caretakers of infants and children and those sensitive to heat, county officials said in a news release.

Temperatures are expected to soar into the 100s in parts of the Bay Area over Father's Day weekend and well into the next week, according to the National Weather Service in Monterey. Heat stress possible for livestock with limited relief from the heat overnight.

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Phoenix will also be within reach of tying the record for consecutive days of high temperatures greater than 115 degrees, which is four days set in 1990. In Southern California, the hottest temperatures will be in the deserts with highs over 110 degrees.

Temperatures will rise over the weekend, Pi said.

"The very high temperatures could create a risky situation in which heat related illnesses are possible", the advisory read.

Because of a high-pressure zone over our region, higher-than-normal and even excessive heat conditions are expected.

Though the current NWS advisory ends on Sunday, ABC 7 says we might remain hot for a while, as "Looking forward into next week, this heat does not look to break.In fact, some of the hottest air in the United States will be centered over California".