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HEAT WAVE, FIRE RISK SUNDAY AND MONDAY

East County News Service

November 13, 2021 (San Diego’s East County) – High temperatures 10 to 18 degrees above normal are forecast to continue through Monday across San Diego County, with near-record highs Sunday, weak Santa Ana winds and elevated fire risk in all inland areas.

Look for brief relief with cooling temperatures along the coast starting Monday, spreading inland Tuesday and Wednesday. Heavy fog is also forecast early this week in San Diego valleys including Alpine and Ramona.


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HEAT WAVE SMASHES RECORDS

By Miriam Raftery
 
August 20, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – Triple digit temperatures are forecast yet again tomorrow across portions of San Diego’s inland region.  This week’s scorching heat wave has shattered some all-time records. On August 17, a temperature of 106 degrees Fahrenheit in Campo broke the old record of 103 set in 2001.  

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HEAT WAVE MAY BREAK RECORDS THIS WEEK

By Miriam Raftery
 
May 23, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – Memorial Day is going to be toasty, ushering in a heat wave through Friday with temperatures 15 degrees above normal, predicts National Weather Service meteorologist Bruno Rodriguez.

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HOT NEWS

 

 

East County News Service

August 27, 2018 (San Diego) — The heat is on.  For those who may still be skeptics on climate change, the National Weather Service in San Diego has released statistics on record-breaking heat this summer in our region:


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HEAT WAVE, FIRE WEATHER IS ON THE WAY

 

 

By Miriam Raftery 

August 4, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) - Excessively hot weather is likely for next week with the hottest conditions Monday and Tuesday. The climate outlook includes the likelihood for above normal temperatures continuing through the middle of August. Elevated fire weather risk will also continue to be a concern, the National Weather Service reports.


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DANGEROUS HEAT AND THUNDERSHOWERS FORECAST

 

East County News Service

July 20, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) -- Possible thunderstorms are forecast for this weekend as monsoonal moisture conditions continue.  In addition, the National Weather Service has issued an extreme heat warning for next week.  “Dangerous” temperatures are expected to reach 116 degrees in the desert, over 100 degrees in our mountain areas and 99 degrees in El Cajon.


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RESIDENTS URGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS IN EXCESSIVE HEAT

 

With high temperatures expected to hover around 120 degrees in eastern San Diego County desert areas through the middle of next week, County health officials are reminding the public to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses and pay extra attention to children, elderly and pets.


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EXTREME HEAT WAVE HITS FRIDAY

 

East County News Service

June 14, 2017 (San Diego's East County) - A long duration heat wave is forecast to develop across the deserts in southern California beginning Friday and lasting through much of next week.  How hot could it get?  Temperatures could reach 114 degrees in Palm Springs.  Here in San Diego County, Borrego Springs could hit 108 degrees, Ramona 96 degrees and Alpine 94 degrees.


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FROM THE CHIEF'S CORNER: THE HEAT IS ON

 

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna

June 28, 2013 (San Diego) – The Heat is on and looks like it will be with us for a while!

If you work or play outside, you should know about heat stress safety tips. Heat stress is caused by over exposure to hot climates. You might not think it is possible, but you can suffer from heat related injuries inside as well as outside. Heat stress occurs when your bodies core temperature rises above normal.


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FLEX ALERT FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 14

 
Stubborn heat wave triggers another statewide Flex Alert; conservation critical!
 
August 13, 2012 (Folsom, Calif.)  --  The week-long heat wave in California is picking up steam again and the mercury on the rise. A Flex Alert is in effect tomorrow and consumers are urged to reduce their energy use.

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SUSTAINABILITY EXPERTS AT UC SAN DIEGO GIVE TIPS ON HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT AND SAVE ENERGY

 
July 11, 2012 (San Diego County) -- Heat waves and power outages have been plaguing the nation in recent weeks and temperatures are expected to rise higher than usual in San Diego County within the next few days.
 
“In these extreme weather conditions, it’s important for people to be aware of how much power they are using because the high demand for energy and high temperatures go hand-and-hand,” said Dave Weil, director of building commissioning and sustainability at the University of California, San Diego. “At UC San Diego, saving energy is a top priority all year-round. The university generates about 90 percent of its annual electricity demand.”

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