‘Extreme’ Weather Hysteria is Latest Crisis

‘Soft lockdown: The parks were closed due to the forecasted heat wave’

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It was 105 degrees in Sacramento Sunday. Today it could be 111 degrees. This is what is known as hot summer weather in California. We native Californians also know this is normal.

As a kid, I remember such hot Sacramento summer days, I couldn’t walk barefoot on the sidewalks.

But no one cautioned us to “be safe.” In fact, back when I was a kid, parents told us to put shoes on and to stop being stupid.

This is Sacramento weather in 1972 – notice the 114 degrees on July 14, 1972:

In 1973, the hottest temperature in Sacramento was 107 degrees. By 1975, it was back up to 113 degrees. In fact, between 1972 and 1992, over 20 years, every summer in Sacramento was in the triple digits, and there were four summers hotter than 110 degrees.

In 1996, it was 110 degrees in Sacramento. In 2002, it was 110 degrees. In 2006, it was 111 degrees. In 2017 it was 110 degrees. In 2020 it was 112 degrees in Sacramento. Last summer in Sacramento, temperatures reached 109 degrees. The point is, every summer in the Sacramento region, temperatures are hot – 104 up to 113 degrees. The standard appears to be 104 to 108 degrees – really hot.

Radio and television weather reporters are now medical professionals telling us how to be safe under these “extreme” heat conditions:

  • drink fluids
  • stay inside
  • stay hydrated
  • stay in an air-conditioned room
  • stay out of the sun

Even my dogs are smart enough to stay out of the sun.

The Sacramento Bee has an article today hyping the heat and fear mongering:

How can Sacramento heat turn fatal? What to know with temps headed to 110 degrees

The Bee claims this weather is a “recording-breaking heat wave,” and has “forced many residents indoors this holiday weekend.”

I beg to differ. It’s not record-breaking, and I saw a street fair outdoors yesterday when temps reached 105 degrees.

KCRA has an “Excessive Heat Warning” on their news website, and offers these tips on how to “be safe:”

We are also ironically asked “to conserve power amid brutal heat wave.”

The U.S. National Weather Service in Sacramento also warned of “Dangerous Heat” and tells us  to “Practice heat safety!”

US National Weather Service Sacramento California .

Despite headlines claiming “record breaking heat,” when interviewed, weather officials say it “may” be record breaking.

“This heat may be record breaking and will likely produce a very high heat illness risk,” the Los Angeles-area weather office wrote.

The torrid conditions will be caused by high pressure that was already pushing into the state and making it difficult for onshore flow of marine air.

“These trends are forecast to continue and will likely set up (a) prolonged and likely dangerous heat event,” the office said.

One East Bay mom Tweeted an interesting report:

“My family wanted to get outside this morning before it got hot, but the parks were closed due to the forecasted heat wave. This is another soft lockdown. They are forcing us to stay inside, isolated and inactive, for our ‘safety.’”

Read the full article at the California Globe


  1. You’ve got some great dogs!

    Great article! LOL

  2. It is all part of their plan to convince the public that we humans are causing the climate to heat up thereby justifying their extreme measures to “save the planet”.

  3. Nothing new about super hot Sacramento valley weather. As a kid raised in the Sacramento area from the mid Forties to the eighties I remember many scorching hot days and no a/c either. Pictures of eggs being fried on Bakersfield and Red Bluff sidewalks were a given. Sprinklers and neighborhood “Plunges” (remember that?) were a welcome respite.

  4. There’s a heat wave? Huh, and here I thought it was summer time. Go figure.

  5. I’ve been up here 20 years now, and noticed that these northern CA weirdos only get a couple of weeks each summer of 104-110 degrees (hot weather) and you’d think it’s the end of the world. It took 97 years to beat your hottest record and you people think it’s ‘global warming’??? Beam me up, Scottie!!

  6. Nice to see/hear all responders do have some history of California and it’s heat waves! Born and raised CA and experienced in 40+ years mother nature repeats it’s self. Climate does change – really!!! Huummmm….government control?

  7. I’ve lived in California for ninety years. It becomes hot in the summer, so what. We used to activate our “swampers” and relax. I can’t believe all the griping about weather that naturally, comes and goes.
    Too many gadgets that people think will make their life better……….Wake up Buttercup.

  8. CUT THE CORD!!!

  9. People in Arizona are laughing at us.
    Let’s hope our “safe rooms” have AC.
    Remember to vote in November.
    This one party socialist state needs a complete overhaul.
    If you recognize the name he/she/it is bought and paid for.

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