Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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NPWSEW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1013 AM PDT THU JUL 2 2015


WAZ509-555-556-558-031100-
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TACOMA AREA-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-
SEATTLE AND VICINITY-
1013 AM PDT THU JUL 2 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE HEAT ADVISORY FOR THE PUGET SOUND METRO AREA AND THE EAST
PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS HAS BEEN EXTENDED OUT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...THE PUGET SOUND METRO AREA INCLUDING SEATTLE...
  TACOMA...BELLEVUE...AND THE LOWLANDS EAST OF PUGET SOUND.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S FOR MUCH OF THE
  AREA TODAY THEN THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S ON FRIDAY. LOW
  TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE UPPER 50S AND 60S.

* IMPACTS...HIGH TEMPERATURES CAN PLACE EXTRA STRESS ON THE BODY
  AND POSSIBLY LEAD TO HEAT EXHAUSTION. IT IS EASIER TO BECOME
  DEHYDRATED. THE INTERIOR OF AUTOMOBILES CAN BECOME VERY HOT...
  CREATING A DANGER IF CHILDREN OR PETS ARE LEFT UNATTENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

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.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

&&

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