Weather Alerts for King County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
KING COUNTY

Areas Affected:
West Slopes North Cascades and Passes - West Slopes North Central Cascades and Passes - West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes
Effective: Wed, 8/17 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 8/16 8:46am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 8/19 12:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY
TO MIDNIGHT PDT THURSDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures in the
Cascade Valleys in the upper 90s and approaching 100 degrees are
expected on Wednesday and Thursday. Overnight lows will remain
in the 60s. 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...From noon Wednesday to 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.

Information:
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.

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
KING COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Bellevue and Vicinity - Bremerton and Vicinity - East Puget Sound Lowlands - Everett and Vicinity - Hood Canal Area - Lower Chehalis Valley Area - Seattle and Vicinity - Southwest Interior - Tacoma Area - Western Skagit County - Western Whatcom County
Effective: Wed, 8/17 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 8/16 8:46am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 8/19 12:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT
THURSDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Hot conditions with temperatures in the mid 80s to mid
90s expected. This will pose a moderate to high risk of heat-
related illness.
* WHERE...Northwest Interior, Everett and Vicinity, Tacoma Area,
Bellevue and Vicinity, East Puget Sound Lowlands, Lower Chehalis
Valley Area, Hood Canal Area, Southwest Interior, Seattle and
Vicinity and Bremerton and Vicinity.
* WHEN...From noon Wednesday to midnight PDT Thursday night.
* IMPACTS...Heat will increase the risk of heat-related illnesses
for those who are sensitive to heat, especially those without
effective cooling or adequate hydration.

Information:
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.