Excessive heat forces changes to football schedule at SLV

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San Lorenzo Valley High School has changed the start times of its junior varsity and varsity football games on Saturday due to extreme heat in the forecast.Video above: High School Playbook Blitz: Week 1SLV is scheduled to host Scotts Valley.The junior varsity game will kick off at 8 a.m., three hours earlier than previously scheduled. The varsity game will follow at 10:30 a.m.”Safety is our first priority and moving the games to the morning creates a situation where we avoid the hottest parts of the day,” school administrators said in a statement posted to the school’s website.The high temperature in Felton on Saturday is forecast to hit 98 degrees, according to KSBW 8 meteorologist Holt Hanley. The National Weather Service also issued an excessive heat warning for the area beginning at 11 a.m.According to the school, cooling fan misters will be set up on both sidelines as another precaution.

San Lorenzo Valley High School has changed the start times of its junior varsity and varsity football games on Saturday due to extreme heat in the forecast.

Video above: High School Playbook Blitz: Week 1

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SLV is scheduled to host Scotts Valley.

The junior varsity game will kick off at 8 a.m., three hours earlier than previously scheduled. The varsity game will follow at 10:30 a.m.

“Safety is our first priority and moving the games to the morning creates a situation where we avoid the hottest parts of the day,” school administrators said in a statement posted to the school’s website.

The high temperature in Felton on Saturday is forecast to hit 98 degrees, according to KSBW 8 meteorologist Holt Hanley. The National Weather Service also issued an excessive heat warning for the area beginning at 11 a.m.

According to the school, cooling fan misters will be set up on both sidelines as another precaution.

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