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California heat wave: Bay Area to return to triple-digit temperatures this week after brief cooldown

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Heat warnings in the Bay Area have been suspended for the day. Temperatures were pleasant and near average Tuesday afternoon before rising again.

This means our heatwave is officially over and it lasted seven days, from July 2nd to 8th.

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Another shorter heatwave will begin on Wednesday and will last 3 days, but it will be intense. Temperatures inland will reach over 100 degrees.

Heat warnings are in effect Wednesday through Friday along the Gulf Coast and inland. The coast and San Francisco are excluded.

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Our hottest day will be Thursday, with temperatures inland cities of 104-110 degrees. The gulf coastline will be in the 80s-90s.

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Heat warnings have been EXTENDED until Friday.

This means the heatwave that began on Tuesday 2nd July will last for ELEVEN days.

Today and tomorrow we expect a slight cooling inland, with temperatures *only* reaching 37°C in the hottest cities.

Intense heat returns on Wednesday with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Celsius

Our hottest day will be Thursday. Inland cities 104-108. Gulf shoreline in the 80s and 90s.

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