Tuesday Photo Challenge – Heat Wave

On this Thursday afternoon, I was sitting in the dentist’s office when the local news channel announced the excessive heat wave hit southern California. It was 104o C at the time of the news report. It breaks the records since 1942.

The beachgoers had some relief by the cooler air on July fourth holiday yesterday. The high temperature will stay through Friday and Saturday. The heat watch will be in effect along the Central Coast including Ventura County, Orange County, Los Angeles County. It affects all the beaches and mountains in these counties. The news further reported that the Emergency Rooms will be on alert for receiving heat stroke patients.

Weather forecast warns that low humidity may elevate the risk of fire. The worse days of Friday and Saturday are still to come. The news urged people to reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening, and not to leave older people, kids, or pets in an enclosed area or cars for a lengthy period.

I hope the forecast and early warning will prevent certain avoidable disasters.

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Frank’s Dutch Goes the Photo: Tuesday Photo Challenge – Heat Wave

18 thoughts on “Tuesday Photo Challenge – Heat Wave

    • Thank you, Lynn. The dry heat is not helping to keep the fire out. Yes, we stay home this weekend. I’m sweating with the tank top. Our house face north and south. Most of the time is okay except heat wave. ❤ ❤


    • Thank you, Debbie. I hope you stay cool also. We’ll just stay home to work on some projects in computer. Are you living in the same place? Did you talk about looking for another place?
      Have a wonderful weekend to you, ❤


        • I remember you mentioned it before you took a 6-week break. Yes, I’ll keep you in my prayer. Wish you all the happiness. You’ve been waiting for this for a long time. Still remember when you did the packing in NY to move out here. Love always, Miriam ❤


    • Amy, it’s good to hear the rain in Texas. I’ve gone to San Antonio for a conference for work. My hubby went with me. We went to the River Walk in the evening and Alamo Mission on the weekend before returning.
      Our raining season is winter. We saw some clouds in the north above the mountain, hope to have some rain to prevent the fire.


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