URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Seattle WA 614 AM PDT Fri Jun 25 2021 WAZ503-504-506-507-509-511>513-555-556-558-559-567>569-261315-/O.CON.KSEW.EH.W.0001.210625T2100Z-210629T0400Z/
Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior-Western Skagit County-Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-Olympics-East Puget Sound Lowlands-Bellevue and Vicinity-Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity- Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-Including the cities of Bellingham, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater,Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Sedro-Woolley, Burlington, Everett, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Marysville, Tacoma, Shelton, Montesano, Elma,McCleary, Amanda Park, Grisdale, Hurricane Ridge, Mount Olympus,Quinault, Covington-Sawyer-w, Maple Valley, Monroe, Prairie Ridge, Enumclaw, Bonney Lake, Woodinville, Redmond,Kirkland, Bothell, Kenmore, Newport Hills, Sahalee, Pine Lake,Seattle, Bremerton, Silverdale, Concrete, Lyman, Hamilton, Darrington, and Morton
614 AM PDT Fri Jun 25 2021 ...
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT MONDAY...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with with highs warming to the 90s and peaking above 100 degrees Sunday and Monday.
* WHERE...Much of western Washington.
* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM PDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Unusual warmth and record high temperatures will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities and for the elderly and those without air conditioning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Nighttime relief from the heat will be reduced especially in urban areas which will remain warmer later into the night. Low temperatures will be in the 60s to mid 70s. 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.
(The Wx Weenies I follow all think the temps will get to 110+ degrees in some places around the Puget Sound. Even if they are wrong it's still going to be much hotter than folks in this area are used to. Take Precautions!)
New location! Beginning in January 2019, the Mason County Amateur Radio Club meets at the Mason County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) at 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584. SEE THE MAP BELOW!
We still have our Chat Nets every Sunday & Wednesday evenings @ 1930 (7:30 PM) on 146.72 (- 103.5) and our 10-meter net on Tuesdays @ 1930 (still 7:30 PM) on 28.450 (USB).
NMARESC (The North Club) has a net on their new repeater every Monday at 1930 on 145.170 MHz with a negative .600 MHz offset (144.57 MHz) and a tone of 103.5. You do not have to be a member of the club to join in! New folks are always welcome!
Take The Test!
VE exams for all license levels are offered the second Saturday of each month (usually right after our meeting) at 1100 (11 A.M.) at the Mason County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) at 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584. For testing you will need the original and a copy of your present license (if you have your ticket already), some form of ID with YOUR picture on it, and $15.