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Special Statement

Statement as of 5:18 PM PDT on August 26, 2015

Expires 8:30 PM EDT on August 27, 2015


... Very hot temperatures for southwest California through
Friday...

Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California
through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are
expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior
valleys and deserts... with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior
coastal areas. Closer to the coast... highs will range from the mid
70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the
weekend... with temperatures dropping several degrees each day.

Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each
day... and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks
for infants... the elderly... outdoor workers... or those
participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the
combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation
there will also be elevated fire danger during this period.


Smith

518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015

... Very hot temperatures for southwest California through
Friday...

Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California
through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are
expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior
valleys and deserts... with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior
coastal areas. Closer to the coast... highs will range from the mid
70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the
weekend... with temperatures dropping several degrees each day.

Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each
day... and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks
for infants... the elderly... outdoor workers... or those
participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the
combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation
there will also be elevated fire danger during this period.


Smith


518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015

... Very hot temperatures for southwest California through
Friday...

Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California
through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are
expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior
valleys and deserts... with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior
coastal areas. Closer to the coast... highs will range from the mid
70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the
weekend... with temperatures dropping several degrees each day.

Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each
day... and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks
for infants... the elderly... outdoor workers... or those
participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the
combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation
there will also be elevated fire danger during this period.



518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015

... Very hot temperatures for southwest California through
Friday...

Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California
through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are
expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior
valleys and deserts... with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior
coastal areas. Closer to the coast... highs will range from the mid
70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the
weekend... with temperatures dropping several degrees each day.

Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each
day... and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks
for infants... the elderly... outdoor workers... or those
participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the
combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation
there will also be elevated fire danger during this period.




Record Report

Statement as of 6:00 PM PDT on August 26, 2015


... Preliminary record high temperatures across southwestern
California today...

a record high temperature of 86 degrees was set at Camarillo
Airport CA today. This broke the old record of 85 set in 1968.

A record high temperature of 86 degrees was set at Oxnard NWS
today. This broke the old record of 85 set in 1930.

A record high temperature of 105 degrees was set at Paso Robles
Airport CA today. This tied the old record of 105 set in 1967.


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