Excessive Heat Watch Issued for Santa Barbara South Coast

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Source: U.S. National Weather Service

The Santa Barbara County South Coast, including the cities of Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Carpinteria, has been issued an excessive heat watch.

The alert was issued by The National Weather Service, remains in full effect from Thursday morning until Saturday evening, with temperatures ranging from 96 to 103 degrees in the foothills to between 85 and 95 degrees across the coast. Overnight low temperatures will remain in the the 70s to lower 80s across the foothills.

Very high temperatures may create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Temperatures inside vehicles, even if the windows are partially open, can quickly rise to life-threatening levels. The combination of gusty sundowner winds along with hot and dry conditions will bring elevated to brief critical fire weather conditions.

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Roger Jul 04, 2017 03:06 PM
Excessive Heat Watch Issued for Santa Barbara South Coast

It is unless your older can't move too well your house heats up to at least 10 degrees hotter and you have no way to cool it off...No air conditioning here sometimes it's well over a hundred in my place.

Flicka Jul 04, 2017 07:44 PM
Excessive Heat Watch Issued for Santa Barbara South Coast

Roger, a bucket of ice in front of a fan helps. Anyone thinking over 100 is "nice weather" must be from Arizona or somewhere else with crazy high temps. Stay safe everyone, especially check on elderly family/neighbors, it can be dangerous. Stay hydrated everyone.

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