By Matt Smirnoff
An excessive heat warning was posted by the National Weather Service that will be active until 10 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 2).
Temperatures are expected to be in the high 90s to low 100s inland, and between the mid-80s to low 90s in beach cities.
The National Weather Service warns that high temperatures can cause heat-related illnesses and further warns that temperatures inside vehicles can be life-threatening even if windows are open.
Heat warnings are posted when average temperatures meet local warning criteria for two days or more.
The National Weather Service recommends dressing in light clothing and staying hydrated. It is also recommended to never leave people or pets in cars even for short periods of time and to know the symptoms of heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke.