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Californians asked to conserve energy on Friday due to heat

OF OUR LOCAL AREAS AS YOU BEGIN YOUR DAY THIS EARLY MORNI SEE LOCAL TEMPS FROM THE COAST UP TO LOCAL MOUNTAINS AND OVER TO OUR INLAND VALLEYS. LET’S SEE WHICH LOCAL COMMUNITIES HAVE FOG THIS MORNING. THE PACIFIC SATELLITE SHOWS WHAT’S IN THE SKY OVER US, THEN WHAT IS OUT OVER THE OCEAN THAT MAY IMPACT OUR WEATHER IN THE DAYS AHEAD. TIMING OUT POTENTIAL WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR CALIFORNIA AND ESPECIALLY THE CENTRAL COAS HERE’S A LOOK AT THIS AFTERNOON’S HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS CALIFORNIA-FROM THE COASTAL AREAS POINTING OUT VARIATIONS FRO INLAND INTERIOR LOCATIONS. EXTREME NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAAND LET’S NOT FORGET THE HIGH SIERRA AND FOOTHILLS. FROM COASTAL COMMUNITIES OVER TO SALINAS YOUR TEMPERATURE RANGE, SKY CONDITIONS AND WIND FROM LOCAL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES DOWN TO OUR LOCAL VALLEYS HIGH, YOUR INLAND HIGH TEMPERATURE RANGE. ALSO, SKY CONDITIONS AND WIND

Californians asked to conserve energy on Friday due to heat

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert. ISO is asking people across the state to voluntarily conserve electricity from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14. The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat watches and warnings for portions of California. A heat advisory has been issued for parts of Santa Cruz County and an excessive heat warning has been issued for most of San Benito and Monterey Counties. Prolonged heat over several consecutive days is expected to drive electricity demand higher, as nighttime temperatures are also forecast to be above average.The ISO recommends people use major appliances before 3 p.m. and after 10 p.m. and set air conditioner thermostats to 78 degrees or higher. A Flex Alert is issued by the ISO when the electricity grid is under stress because of generation or transmission outages, or from persistent hot temperatures

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FOLSOM, Calif. —

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert.

ISO is asking people across the state to voluntarily conserve electricity from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14.

The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat watches and warnings for portions of California. A heat advisory has been issued for parts of Santa Cruz County and an excessive heat warning has been issued for most of San Benito and Monterey Counties.

Prolonged heat over several consecutive days is expected to drive electricity demand higher, as nighttime temperatures are also forecast to be above average.

The ISO recommends people use major appliances before 3 p.m. and after 10 p.m. and set air conditioner thermostats to 78 degrees or higher.

A Flex Alert is issued by the ISO when the electricity grid is under stress because of generation or transmission outages, or from persistent hot temperatures

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