Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
446 AM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

WAZ503-504-506-507-509-511-512-555-556-558-559-300000-
WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-
LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
446 AM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

...VERY WARM CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT THE AREA THURSDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE IN THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE AND
WARMING ALOFT WILL SUPPORT AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF VERY WARM TO HOT
WEATHER OVER THE AREA THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE UPPER TO MID 90S THURSDAY OVER
THE INTERIOR FROM SEATTLE SOUTHWARD INTO THE VALLEYS OF THE
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR. IN THESE AREAS...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REACH
THE UPPER 80S TO MID 90S AFTER MORNING LOWS ONLY AROUND 60
DEGREES. AREAS NEAR THE WATER NORTH OF SEATTLE TO THE CANADIAN
BORDER WILL BE WARM...BUT HIGHS WILL ONLY REACH INTO THE 80S.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN VERY WARM THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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

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