Excessive Heat Warning


from Tue, Jul 26, 12:00 PM PDT to Fri, Jul 29, 4:00 PM PDT

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 4 PM PDT FRIDAY

What

Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures of mid to upper 90s degrees and lows in the mid to upper 60s expected. This will pose a high risk of heat-related illnesses.

Where

Everett and Vicinity, Tacoma Area, East Puget Sound Lowlands, Bellevue and Vicinity, Seattle and Vicinity and Bremerton and Vicinity.

When

From noon Tuesday to 4 PM PDT Friday.

Impacts

Extreme heat will significantly increase the risk of heat-related illnesses for much of the population, especially those who are heat sensitive and those without effective cooling or adequate hydration.

Tips

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1. For sheltering information and other human services in your area, dial 2 1 1 during business hours or visit wa211.org anytime.

Issued By

NWS Seattle