URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Seattle WA 217 PM PDT Wed Jul 27 2022 WAZ503-504-506-511-512-281200-/O.EXT.KSEW.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-220731T0400Z/
Western Whatcom County-Southwest Interior-Western Skagit County-Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-Including the cities of Bellingham, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Sedro-Woolley, Burlington, Shelton, Montesano, Elma, and McCleary
217 PM PDT Wed Jul 27 2022 …HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SATURDAY…
* WHAT…Hot conditions with temperatures in the 90s and low temperatures in the low to mid 60s. This will pose a moderate to high risk of heat-related illness.
* WHERE…Lower Chehalis Valley Area, Western Whatcom County, Hood Canal Area, Southwest Interior and Western Skagit County. * WHEN…Until 9 PM PDT Saturday. * 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.