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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
311 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

WAZ567>569-162300-
/O.CON.KSEW.EH.W.0002.220817T1900Z-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
311 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...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.

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.

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