East Bay braces for extreme heat starting Friday

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It was hot in Antioch on Wednesday but temperatures could sizzle like never before come Friday and Saturday. (KGO-TV)

It was hot in Antioch on Wednesday but temperatures could sizzle like never before come Friday and Saturday.

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"We are ready to provide relief to residents who need it," said Nancy Kaiser, Antioch parks and recreation director.

The community center will be open extended hours Friday as a cooling center. The city's water park will be open and will offer half price admission on Labor Day.

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Temperatures could Break records. Highs of 114 degrees are predicted in Concord.

Many youth soccer leagues in the East Bay are postponing practice on Friday.

PG&E says its crews are on alert, ready to respond to outages as soon as they occur.

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