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

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NPWSEW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
918 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

WAZ504-509-511-512-555-556-558-559-251130-
/O.NEW.KSEW.HT.Y.0003.160825T1900Z-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-
918 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...FOR THE INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON FROM SEATTLE
SOUTHWARD...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 8 PM PDT
FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S TO MID 90S OVER THE INTERIOR
  OF WESTERN WASHINGTON FROM SEATTLE SOUTHWARD.

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AND FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY 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 BECAUSE IT IMPAIRS JUDGMENT.

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