weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

One product issued by NWS for: 11 Miles SSE Morton WA
Share |


Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
414 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

WAZ567>569-182300-
/O.CON.KSEW.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-220819T0700Z/
West Slopes North Cascades and Passes-
West Slopes North Central Cascades and Passes-
West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes-
Including the cities of Concrete, Lyman, Hamilton, Darrington,
and Morton
414 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures in the
  Cascade Valleys in the 90s are expected today. This will pose a
  very high risk of heat-related illness for locations below 2000
  feet.

* WHERE...West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes, West
  Slopes North Central Cascades and Passes and West Slopes North
  Cascades and Passes.

* WHEN...Until midnight PDT Thursday night.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the risk of
  heat-related illnesses for much of the population, especially
  those who are heat sensitive and those without effective
  cooling or adequate hydration.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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.

For sheltering information and other human services in your area,
dial 2 1 1 during business hours or visit wa211.org anytime.

&&

$$



U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE