Heat

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Sacramento Firefighters Warn Dry Vacant Lots A Danger To Nearby Homes

Each summer fires start on vacant lots overgrown with weeds, which can spread to homes and destroy them.

07/29/2015

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Triple-Digit Heat Makes Its Presence Felt Across Sacramento Region

With temperatures reaching above the century mark inside this Bacon Mania food truck the temperature is sweltering between the fryer and grill.

07/28/2015

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Roseville Hosting National Softball Tournament As Temperatures Soar Past 100 Degrees

The crack of the bat and the cheer of the crowd were mixed with groans about the heat beating down on the diamond Tuesday for the ASA Nationals Tournament.

07/28/2015

Candidates Campaign In Alaska's Tight Three-Way Senate Race

Treating Sunburns

With the heat finally upon us, sunburns can be a big cause for concern. We are live at MDRX where they are showing us some simple solutions to treating sunburns.

07/06/2015

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Heat Forces Sacramento Antique Store To Rethink Hours, Close Early

The owners of the store say it can feel like a sauna when temperatures go past triple-digits, so instead of handing customers a towel, they thought it was better to conserve and get a break on their power bill instead.

07/02/2015

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Police, Zoo Animals, Children Find Ways To Stay Cool In Intense Heat

Stockton bike police say besides drinking water and popping into air-conditioned stores, there’s not much they can do to stay cool outdoors. Working through the heat is just part of the job.

07/01/2015

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Residents Urged To Conserve As Heat Strains Power Grid

State officials are calling on residents to voluntarily conserve electricity during California’s heat wave, as demand on the power grid surges.

07/01/2015

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Scorching Heat Expected In The Valley Tuesday And Wednesday

A good chunk of Northern California will be in triple-digit territory today and Thursday, and unfortunately we won’t have the wind to cool us off.

06/30/2015

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Bacteria Levels Found In Some Swimming Holes Considered Unsafe

With summer temperatures jumping up in the Sacramento area, some local residents are turning to local swimming holes as a way to keep cool. But how clean is the water?

06/24/2015

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Little Joe Loudmouth: My Sports Oscars

Hollywood’s biggest “look at me” show, the Oscars, took place last night.  And as I watched Birdman dominate the night, I thought to myself, what if I put together my own sports version of the Oscars?  Which many […]

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Much of Southern California experienced temperatures in the upper 80s. (Photo by Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Southern California Sees Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Heat

San Diego’s Lindbergh Field hit 85 degrees on Thursday, breaking a 111-year-old record by two degrees.

11/27/2014

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Sacramento To Reach 104 Degrees Monday

It’s going to be a hot one today – about 10 degrees above normal at this time of the year.

07/14/2014

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