Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
226 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

WAZ504-509-511-512-555-556-558-559-261200-
/O.CON.KSEW.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160827T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-TACOMA AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-
LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
226 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S TO 90S OVER THE INTERIOR OF
  WESTERN WASHINGTON FROM SEATTLE SOUTHWARD. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO
  BE QUITE MILD WITH URBAN AREAS DROPPING ONLY INTO THE UPPER 50S
  TO MID 60S.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HOT WEATHER INCREASES THE POTENTIAL FOR DEHYDRATION AND
  HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. THE ELDERLY...THE YOUNG...AND THOSE WHO
  WORK OR EXERCISE OUTDOORS WILL BE THE MOST VULNERABLE TO HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES IF EXTRA PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING WARM OR HOT
WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
OF MINUTES.

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

IF YOU PLAN TO GO BOATING TO ESCAPE THE HEAT...WEAR AN APPROVED LIFE
JACKET. DROWNING IS THE CAUSE OF MOST BOATING FATALITIES. ALSO...
AVOID ALCOHOL AS IT IMPAIRS JUDGMENT.

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