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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
508 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HOT CONDITIONS AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE LEWISTON AREA...

WAZ034-035-041-043-044-310300-
/O.CON.KOTX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140731T0300Z/
MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-WENATCHEE AREA-
OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
508 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 104.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY COOL AFTER 8 PM.

* LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE...OMAK...WATERVILLE...ENTIAT.

* 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.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=OTX

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
HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES
AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH
HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. 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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