VIDEO: Excessive Heat Warning issued for Bay Area

(KRON) — The first day of summer is going to be a hot one in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The National Weather Service has upgraded the heat advisory to an excessive heat warning for parts of the Bay Area, officials announced.

The excessive heat warning will go into effect on Wednesday at 11 a.m. for the East Bay Hills, East Bay Valleys, and North Bay mountains.

Temperatures are expected to peak on Thursday and will range from the upper 90s to 110 degrees across some inland areas, according to the NWS.

People will need to:

  • Limit outdoor strenuous activities
  • Do not leave kids or pets in cars
  • Stay in air conditioned areas
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Take extra care of pets, crops and livestock
  • Watch for hot pavement when walking dogs
  • When at the coast beware of rip currents

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