The Fires burning in Plumas and Lake Counties are sending smoke into Nevada County today. Cal Fire Nevada County dispatch Center reports they have been inundated with phone calls from local residents worried that there might be a fire in the local area because of the smoke. Cal Fire says no local fires are reported in the Nevada County area as of 9a.m. this morning. The Northern Sierra Air Quality Control District has issued an air quality advisory for smoke and elevated levels of ozone today. Those with respiratory problems or other health issues should avoid outside activity today.
This from the National Weather Service
HOT WEATHER CONTINUES…
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN PLACE OVER THE WEST AND WILL BRING
ANOTHER VERY HOT DAY TO THE INTERIOR OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.
SLIGHT COOLING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE DELTA REGION TODAY…BUT
TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE ARE EXPECTED TO BE SIMILAR TO MONDAY/S
READINGS. PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY ARE EXPECTED
TO SEE HIGH TEMPERATURES ONCE AGAIN EXCEED THE 110 DEGREE MARK
AND MUCH OF THE REST OF THE VALLEY WILL SEE HIGHS ABOVE 105
DEGREES TODAY. THE HOT WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WORK WEEK THOUGH READINGS WILL LIKELY COOL SLIGHTLY BEGINNING ON
WEDNESDAY. REMEMBER YOUR HOT WEATHER SAFETY TIPS:
1. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.
2. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE.
3. AVOID STRENUOUS ACTIVITY DURING THE HOTTEST PART OF THE DAY.
4. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING.
…AND AN INCREASING CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN THUNDERSTORMS…