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Most people have experience with this kind of heat and will instinctively know how to avoid heat-related problems. Although heat events like this are relatively common and happen many times a year, heat-related impacts are possible Sunday for those new to the area if simple precautions are not taken. Plan to take action to reduce time outdoors, drink plenty of water, and remain in air-conditioned buildings. Heat-sensitive groups, such as the elderly, young children, and those with chronic ailments may need assistance to avoid heat-related illness. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.
With the return of widespread triple digit heat in the San Joaquin Valley late this weekend into early next week, here are a few tips for staying safe in the heat. Most people have experience with this kind of heat and will instinctively know how to avoid heat-related problems. Although heat events like this are relatively common, heat-related impacts are possible late this weekend into early next week for those new to the area and heat-sensitive groups, such as the elderly, young children, and those with chronic ailments. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.

 

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Publications and Weather Highlights
 
Publications by NWS San Joaquin Valley Personnel

Technical Attachments are documents written by NWS Personnel describing different aspects of weather or to improve forecasting techniques. A complete list of these publications can be found on the Western Region Homepage. Below is a list of TM'sTA'sand TA Lites written by our office personnel. 
 
TA # Title Author
98-07 The Lemoore Naval Air Station Classic Supercell Tornado of 22 November 1996 Ray Kruzdlo
98-12 VR/SHEAR Interpretation Ray Kruzdlo
98-35 San Joaquin Valley Hail Event - December 13, 1995 Bob Nester
L03-15 Evaluation of KHNX WSR-88D Storm-Relative Velocity Products During A Tornadic Thunderstorm Jeffrey Nesmith
L03-40 Use of Local Analysis and Prediction System (LAPS) During a High Bouyancy / Low Shear Severe Thunderstorm Outbreak in the Central California Interior David Spector
03-09 The Application of Upper Level Heights in Diagnosing and Forecasting San Joaquin Valley Dense Fog Episodes Mark Burger
L03-48 An Analysis of the December 16, 2002 Grapevine Wind Event Mark Burger
04-06 The Prediction of Minimum Overnight Visibilities at the Fresno-Yosemite International Airport Utilizing Multiple Linear Regression Mark Burger
L04-18 A Southern Sierra Nevada Flash Flood Event Resulting from Monsoonal Convection Mark Burger
L05-04 The Unusual Frost Event of November 29 to December 4, 2004 Dan Gudgel
05-04 Pre-Frontal San Joaquin Valley Wind Events and the Use of Surface and Upper Air Data to Facilitate Their Prediction Mark Burger
L06-10 An Anaysis of a Heavy Precipitation Event Over Interior South-Central California Jeffrey Meyers and Larry Greiss
  An Analysis of the 7 July 2004 Rockwell Pass, CA Tornado: Highest Elevation Tornado Documented in the U.S. John P. Monteverdi, Roger Edwards,
Gregory A. Stumpf and Dan Gudgel
L07-08 El Nino and La Nina Episodes and Their Impact on the Weather in Interior Central California Christopher Stachelski
TM280 The Climate of Fresno, California Christopher Stachelski and Gary Sanger
TM281 The Climate of Bakersfield, California Christopher Stachelski and Gary Sanger
L14-04 Tornado Statistics for the WFO San Joaquin Valley-Hanford County Warning Area Gary Sanger and Jimmy Andersen