Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
349 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

WAZ503-504-506-507-509-511>513-515>517-555-556-558-559-242300-
WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-
LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-OLYMPICS-WESTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
349 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...RETURN OF VERY WARM TEMPERATURES OVER MUCH OF WESTERN
WASHINGTON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...

A COMBINATION OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AND
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL RESULT IN ANOTHER ROUND OF VERY WARM
TEMPERATURES FOR MOST OF THE AREA THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. INTERIOR
LOWLAND LOCATIONS WILL SEE AFTERNOON HIGHS BOTH DAYS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SOUTHWEST
INTERIOR EXPECTED TO REACH THE LOW 90S.

COASTAL LOCATIONS USUALLY SPARED FROM THIS LEVEL OF HEAT WILL
ALSO SEE TEMPERATURES IN THE 80S ON THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG
THE NORTH COAST. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT AMOUNT OF COOLING FRIDAY
AS A GRADUAL SHIFT TO WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL START IN THE
AFTERNOON BUT HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL STILL BE IN THE 70S...WITH
MID 70S TO LOW 80S LIKELY ALONG THE NORTH COAST.

THE ELDERLY...THE VERY YOUNG...AND THOSE WITH EXISTING HEALTH
CONCERNS SHOULD REMAIN HYDRATED AND ATTEMPT TO STAY IN A COOL
PLACE DURING THE HEAT OF THE DAY.

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