- Associated Press - Thursday, September 7, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on San Francisco area heat-related deaths (all times local):

2:25 p.m.

San Francisco Bay Area authorities say three more people are dead as a result of last weekend’s blistering heat wave, bringing the total number to six.

San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said three people died of shock due to heat stroke. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/2f86lrr ) they were 95, 90 and 79 years old.

San Francisco authorities say three other people born in the 1920s or 1930s appear to have died from a record heat wave.

Temperatures hit 106 degrees on Sept. 1, the highest ever recorded in San Francisco. Some meteorologists ranked it among California’s worst heat wave ever, given the margin by which heat records were broken and the extent of heat records across the state.

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10:30 a.m.

The San Francisco medical examiner’s office says three people appear to have died from a record heat wave last weekend.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/2f7FSuj) all three were elderly and born in the 1920s or 1930s. They lived alone and died at home. The city’s emergency management department says there is no record they sought medical help.

Temperatures in the famously foggy city hit 106 degrees on Sept. 1, the highest ever recorded in San Francisco. Some meteorologists ranked it among California’s worst heat wave ever, given the margin by which heat records were broken and the extent of heat records across the state.

Several supervisors criticized the city for not doing enough when meteorologists predicted two days of blistering heat and have called for a hearing.


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