Smoky, hot conditions all week |

Smoky, hot conditions all week

Hazy conditions and high temperatures are expected all week in Nevada County due to a strong high pressure system building over California which will hold wildfire smoke and heat in.

The National Weather Service this morning urged northern Sierra residents to limit outdoor activity during the week because of the conditions.

High temperatures are expected near 100 through Wednesday, with temperatures in the 90s up to 5,000 feet.

Extremely warm overnight temperatures in the 80s are also expected tonight and Tuesday night.

Night temperatures are expected to drop back into the 60s starting Wednesday night, but daytime temperatures are predicted to be in the 90s Thursday through Sunday.

The high pressure system will bring weather conducive to fire, and smoke from the Placer and Plumas County fires could move into Nevada County at any time.

The Yuba River Complex of fires in Nevada and Sierra counties are almost completely out and the incident command post has left the fairgrounds.

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