Severe Weather Alerts - Seattle, WA

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect until 9:00 PM PDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* TIMING...THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY
WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT
WILL BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S.

* LOCATIONS...THE METRO AREA INCLUDING SEATTLE...TACOMA...AND
BELLEVUE...AND THE LOWLANDS EAST OF PUGET SOUND.

* IMPACTS...HIGH TEMPERATURES CAN PLACE EXTRA STRESS ON THE BODY
AND POSSIBLY LEAD TO HEAT EXHAUSTION. IT IS EASIER TO BECOME
DEHYDRATED. THE INTERIOR OF AUTOMOBILES CAN BECOME VERY HOT...
CREATING A DANGER IF CHILDREN OR PETS ARE LEFT UNATTENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

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.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

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