Hot summer weather continues in Nevada County |

Hot summer weather continues in Nevada County

A swimmer takes to the blue waters of the Yuba River near the Highway 49 bridge Friday afternoon. The weekend will see temps in the upper 90s, meaning more folks will most likely head to their favorite watering spots to cool down.
Elias Funez/ |

Temperatures are expected to heat up this weekend in Nevada County and above-average temperatures predicted through the end of next week.

A high of 94 is predicted for today in Grass Valley. Sunday will warm up even more with a high of 97 and that trend will continue Monday with a high of 96, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight lows of 70 degrees are predicted through Monday night.

Beginning Tuesday, temperatures are expected to drop slightly with highs in the low 90s through the end of next week.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through Monday and recommends people stay indoors whenever possible, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

When going outdoors, the service recommends wearing light-colored clothing, sunscreen, hats and sunglasses and staying hydrated.

To contact Staff Writer Matthew Pera, email or call 530-477-4231.

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