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Washington, Moses Lake Area

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 2:33 PM PDT on July 27, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 29, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM Monday to 8 PM PDT Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 1 PM Monday to 8 PM PDT
Tuesday.

* Temperatures... highs 100 to 105. Lows in the mid 60s to around
70.

* Timing... temperatures will be warmest between 1 PM and 8 PM.

* Locations... Coulee Dam... Ephrata... Moses Lake... Ritzville... La
Crosse... Clarkston... Lewiston...

* impacts... hot temperatures will have the potential to create
heat related illnesses. People who are unable to care for
themselves will be at most risk... including Young children and
the elderly. Limit outdoor activities during the afternoon when
temperatures will be warmest. Seek shaded areas often to cool
off and consume plenty of water to keep hydrated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

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 911. A heat advisory means that a period
of very hot temperatures is expected. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the
sun... and check up on relatives and neighbors.




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