Excessive Heat Watch

*** Excessive Heat Watch ***

Issued: 3:42 AM Jun. 23, 2021 – National Weather Service…

EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING…

* WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions Friday through at least Tuesday. Triple digit heat will develop in central Washington Friday and spread into eastern Washington over the weekend.

* WHERE…Portions of North and North Central Idaho. Portions of Central, East Central, North Central, Northeast, and Southeast Washington.

* WHEN…From Friday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS…Several days of triple digit heat and unusually warmovernight temperatures will make it difficult to control the buildup of heat in homes without air conditioning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…This will likely be an historic heat wave.Chances are good that many long standing records will be broken during this upcoming heat wave.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Be prepared to 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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Note: This is weather we are not acclimated to. Avoid prolonged exposure.

DO NOT, under any circumstances, leave children and pets inside vehicles unattended.

Know the signs of heat sickness. Drink water. Stay out of the heat.

Check up on relatives, especially the aged.




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