Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for East Puget Sound Lowlands (WAZ555) Washington Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Heat Advisory Heat Advisory - East Puget Sound Lowlands (Washington)


Updated:Sat, 25-Jun-2022 10:35am PDT
Effective:Sat, 25-Jun-2022 12:00pm PDT
Expires:Mon, 27-Jun-2022 11:00pm PDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bellevue and Vicinity; Bremerton and Vicinity; East Puget Sound Lowlands; Everett and Vicinity; Hood Canal Area; Lower Chehalis Valley Area; Olympics; Seattle and Vicinity; Southwest Interior; Tacoma Area; West Slopes North Cascades and Passes; West Slopes North Central Cascades and Passes; West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes; Western Skagit County; Western Whatcom County
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...heat advisory remains in effect until 11 pm pdt monday...
* what...hot conditions with high temperatures in the mid to upper 80s on saturday, and low 90s on sunday and monday. Overnight low temperatures will likely only cool into the low 60s for many locations saturday night and again sunday night. This will pose a moderate risk of heat-related illness.
* where...portions of northwest and west central washington.
* when...until 11 pm pdt monday.
* impacts...hot conditions will increase the risk of heat- related illnesses for those who are sensitive to heat, especially those without effective cooling or adequate hydration.
* additional details...a significant increase in cold- and high- water related incidents is possible. Recent rains and late snowmelt has lead to high, fast and cold flows on area waterways. Cold water shock can lead to life-threatening hypothermia within minutes. Use extreme caution if recreating near water, wear a life jacket, and supervise children closely.
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