Rapidly rising temps expected this week

BAY AREA (KTVU & Wires) - Forecasters are predicting rapidly rising temperatures in the Bay Area during the next few days, according to the National Weather Service.

Weather service officials said temperatures will peak Wednesday in the mid to upper 90s but could go as high as 108 degrees in some locations. A sea breeze will keep coastal temperatures in the low to mid 70s.

Weather service officials suggest residents working or recreating in hot areas drink plenty of water and seek shelter from the sun whenever possible.

People should never leave a pet or child unattended in a vehicle and should provide plenty of water and shade to outdoor animals, according to the weather service.

Forecasters expect somewhat cooler temperatures during the second half of the week and into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.