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Heat Advisory this weekend for Yelm and vicinity

* Saturday’s forecast high of 90 degrees will come close to the record high of 95 °F (1992)
* Sunday’s 96 degree forecast will break the all-time record high of 90 °F (2006)
* This weekend will mark the first high record-breaking days in 2017

Issuing Office: Seattle/Tacoma
Source: National.Weather.Service

4:18am PDT, Fri Jun 23

… HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 9 PM PDT SUNDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 9 PM PDT SUNDAY. * TEMPERATURE… HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOW 90S SATURDAY AND LOW TO MID 90S SUNDAY. LOWS WILL FALL INTO THE 50S TO AROUND 60, EXCEPT LOW TO MID 60S IN THE WARMER METRO AREAS. * TIMING… SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. * IMPACTS… THE ELDERLY, YOUTH, AND THOSE IN POOR HEALTH WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO THE HEAT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN, PETS, OR THE ELDERLY UNATTENDED IN A PARKED VEHICLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. DROWNINGS TEND TO OCCUR DURING HOT SPELLS IN WESTERN WASHINGTON. AREA RIVERS AND LAKES CAN BE DANGEROUSLY COLD FOR SWIMMING THIS TIME OF YEAR. MOST RIVERS ARE RUNNING HIGH AND SWIFT DUE TO SPRING SNOWMELT. HYPOTHERMIA AND DROWNING DUE TO COLD WATER SHOCK CAN OCCUR IN AREA WATERS THIS TIME OF YEAR.
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Posted by Steve on June 23, 2017 at 12:05 am | Permalink

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