Weather: EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING and HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
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Weather: EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING and HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values of  104 up to 109. The hottest day will be Thursday, but Wednesday and Friday will see plenty of triple digit temperatures.

* WHERE...In Washington, Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties, Moses Lake Area, Upper Columbia Basin, lower elevations of the Okanogan Highlands, Wenatchee Area, Okanogan Valley and Waterville Plateau. In Idaho, Lewiston Area.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM PDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

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.

 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Idaho, Central Washington, East Central Washington, North Central Washington, and Southeast Washington.

DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hot temperatures are expected today with high temperatures in the mid 90s to triple digits.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Continued hot conditions with near record high temperatures through Thursday and Friday. There is the potential for dry thunderstorms Thursday into Thursday evening.

 

Lewiston Area:       

Today: Sunny and hot ,winds up to 9mph, partly cloudy night. High 108/ low 74.

Friday: Sunny and hot, winds up to 5mph, partly cloudy night. 105/71.

Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, mostly clear night. 97/67.

Sunday: Sunny and hot, partly cloudy night. 97/67.

Palouse Area:

Today: Sunny and hot, winds up to 9mph, partly cloudy night. 99/64.

Friday: Sunny and hot, winds up to 5mph, partly cloudy night. 99/60.

Saturday: Mostly sunny day, mostly clear night. 89/56.

Sunday: Sunny day, mostly clear night. 88/55.

Prairie Area:

Today: Sunny day, winds up to 7mph, partly cloudy night. 95/65.

Friday: Sunny day, winds up to 7mph, partly cloudy night. 94/61.

Saturday: Mostly sunny day, mostly clear night. 86/58.

Sunday: Sunny day, mostly clear. 86/57.

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