Record heat settles over the West

Friday, May 16th 2008, 4:05 pm
By: News 9

By News9 Meteorologist Carrie Rose.

New record high temperatures were set Thursday across the West in California and Oregon, ushering in the first major heat wave of the season.


New Record Highs: May 15, 2008

Red Bluff, CA 104
Redding, CA 103
Modesto, CA 101
Stockton, CA 100
Napa, CA 100
Santa Rosa, CA 100
Oakland, CA 99
San Jose, CA 99
Sacramento, CA 99
Richmond, CA 98
Grants Pass, OR 98
Kentfield, CA 97
San Francisco, CA 97
Montague, OR 94
Ashland, OR 93
Troutdale, OR 88
Klamath Falls, OR 85
Tillamook, OR 84
Eureka, CA 80
















Friday afternoon, excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect for parts of west-central California, Washington, and Oregon.  Unseasonably hot temperatures are expected to continue through the weekend, and more daily record highs may be broken.