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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1051 PM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...HOT TEMPERATURES RETURN TO THE INLAND NORTHWEST...

.TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL
RETURN WEDNESDAY PERSISTING INTO FRIDAY. THE HEAT WILL HIT FIRST
IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL BASIN... SOUTHWEST PALOUSE
AND ALONG THE CLEARWATER RIVER EXPANDING NORTHWARD IN LOWER
VALLEY AREAS ALONG THE COLUMBIA THROUGH WENATCHEE AND INTO THE
OKANOGAN VALLEY THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

IDZ026-WAZ032>035-011400-
/O.CON.KOTX.HT.Y.0002.150701T2000Z-150704T0400Z/
LEWISTON AREA-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-
WASHINGTON PALOUSE-MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-
1051 PM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 9 PM
PDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 90S TO 104. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

* LOCATIONS...GEORGE...ROYAL CITY...MATTAWA...CONNELL...LA
  CROSSE STARBUCK...POMEROY...LEWISTON...CLARKSTON....

* IMPACTS...IF YOU PLAN TO BE ACTIVE BE PREPARED FOR MORE HOT
  WEATHER. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...TAKE
  BREAKS FROM VIGOROUS ACTIVITY AND REST IN THE SHADE.

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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