Excessive Heat Watch

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/O.CON.KOTX.EH.A.0001.180730T1800Z-180801T0300Z/
Northern Panhandle-Coeur d’Alene Area-Idaho Palouse-
Central Panhandle Mountains-Lewiston Area-
Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties-Northeast Blue Mountains-
Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties-Washington Palouse-
Moses Lake Area-Upper Columbia Basin-Spokane Area-
Northeast Mountains-Okanogan Highlands-Wenatchee Area-
Okanogan Valley-Waterville Plateau-
617 AM PDT Sun Jul 29 2018

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING…

* Temperatures…Highs in the mid 90s to low 100s.

* Timing…Monday and Tuesday. Expect Monday afternoon
temperatures to reach 10-15 degrees above normal for this time
of year…generally 95-105 degrees throughout the Inland
Northwest. Monday night, temperatures will drop to the 60s (low
70s across portions of the lower Columbia Basin and Wenatchee
area). Then temperatures will again climb to 96-106 Tuesday
afternoon.

* Impacts…Hot temperatures and limited relief overnight will
increase chances for heat related illness especially for those
without access to air conditioning. Heat stress is also
possible for livestock and outdoor pets.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The hot temperatures will create a
dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink
plenty of fluids…stay in an air-conditioned rooms…stay out of
the sun…and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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