Sacramento is beginning to sizzle as a major heat wave grips the West for the next few days. The heat will reach extreme levels in some parts of the state. Death Valley may reach 128 degrees, which is its hottest June temperature on record.
In response state emergency and public health officials are urging Californians to drink plenty of water, wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothing and take other actions that will reduce their risk of death or heat-related illness.
Joining Ed and Amy now with more on the warnings from Cal-EMA is spokeswoman Tina Walker.