SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Dangerously hot temperatures will bake the interior parts of the Bay Area this weekend.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning that starts at noon on Friday and ends 11 p.m. Sunday.
Northern California will be facing “well above average heat,” the NWS said, with highs from the mid 90s to low 100s. The hottest locations could burn up to 110 degrees.
In the Bay Area, this warning encapsulates the most inland areas of the North, South and East Bays; such as Santa Rosa, Concord, Livermore and San Jose. Inland areas on the southern Peninsula also are under the warning.
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A heat advisory was issued for the Santa Clara Valley. Temperatures there will reach the 90s and low 100s, NWS said.
On Friday morning, NWS also added the North Bay Valleys to the heat advisory.
The temperatures start rising on Thursday afternoon. The NWS recommends drinking plenty of water and be aware of peak heat while outside.