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Heat Advisory for Yelm area Monday – take precautions!

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Action Recommended for Yelm and vicinity

Issued By: Seattle/Tacoma – WA, US, National Weather Service


WHAT…High temperatures of 91 to 96 degrees expected.

WHERE…Southwest Interior, Tacoma Area, and Lower Chehalis Valley Area [includes Yelm, Rainier, Tenino].

WHEN…From 9 AM to 8 PM PDT Monday. IMPACTS…Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… 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.

KING-5 NEWS : Seattle may hit 90 degrees Monday for the first time this year – Monday is expected to be the hottest day next week, and western Washington could see its first 90-degree day of 2020.

Posted by Steve on July 25, 2020 at 7:12 am | Permalink

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