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National Weather Service issues Heat Advisory through Thursday night!

Credit: The Seattle Times

Heat Advisory from Wed 12n until Fri 12am PDT

Yelm is to be in the low 90s Wednesday and Thursday, which would make twelve 90 degree days this year to-date, and tie the previous record.

Issued By: National Weather Service, Seattle

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT THURSDAY NIGHT…

WHAT…Hot conditions with temperatures in the mid 80s to mid 90s expected. This will pose a moderate to high risk of heat- related illness.

WHERE…Portions of northwest and west central Washington.

WHEN…From noon Wednesday to midnight PDT Thursday night.

IMPACTS…Heat will increase the risk of heat-related illnesses for those who are sensitive to heat, especially those without effective cooling or adequate hydration.

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.

For sheltering information and other human services in your area, dial 2 1 1 during business hours or visit wa211.org anytime.

Posted by Steve on August 17, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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