Weather Alerts for Antelope Valley

Issued by the National Weather Service

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
ANTELOPE VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Antelope Valley - Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands - Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles - Los Angeles County Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Range - San Luis Obispo County Mountains - Santa Barbara County Mountains - Santa Clarita Valley - Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area - Ventura County Coast - Ventura County Coastal Valleys - Ventura County Interior Valleys - Ventura County Mountains
Effective: Tue 9:54 am Updated: Tue 11:57 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu 10:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...RECORD HEAT EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA EARLY NEXT
WEEK...
A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD IN ACROSS SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA SATURDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WHILE ONSHORE FLOW
WEAKENS AND TURNS NORTHERLY. VERY WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON
SATURDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 90S ACROSS VALLEYS AND AROUND 100
DEGREES FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. TEMPERATURES ARE THEN EXPECTED
SOAR INTO THE TRIPLE DIGITS NEARLY EVERYWHERE AWAY FROM THE
IMMEDIATE COAST ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH ONLY LITTLE RELIEF GOING
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. SEVERAL DAILY AND MONTHLY RECORDS
WILL BE THREATENED.
DURING THE PEAK OF THIS HEAT WAVE...HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE
PROJECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 105 TO 112 ACROSS THE VALLEY
AREAS...LOWER MOUNTAIN ELEVATIONS AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. COASTAL
AREAS WILL ALSO BE WELL ABOVE NORMAL IN THE HIGH LIKELIHOOD OF
THE MARINE LAYER DISSAPTING...AND INLAND COASTAL AREAS LIKE
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES SHOULD EXCEED 100 DEGREES. THE SANTA BARBARA
SOUTH COAST COULD ALSO HIT TRIPLE DIGITS WITH GUSTY SUNDOWNER
WINDS.
ABOVE NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY RANGE IN THE UPPER 60S
AND 70S ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY...AND EVENINGS WILL REMAIN WARM.
PEOPLE SHOULD BEGIN TO PLAN FOR THE HEAT EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS
WEEKEND AND THEN CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK. STAY HYDRATED BY
DRINKING PLENTY OF WATER. AVOID BEING OUTSIDE DURING THE WARMEST
PART OF THE DAY. IF WORKING OUTSIDE...WORK WITH A BUDDY AND TAKE
FREQUENT BREAKS. PROVIDE WATER AND SHELTER FOR ANIMALS. CHECK ON
FAMILY...FRIENDS...NEIGHBORS AND ANIMALS. ALSO REMEMBER TO NEVER
EVER LEAVE CHILDREN...PETS AND THE ELDERLY UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES...EVEN WITH THE WINDOWS DOWN.