Issued at: 3:54 am PDT on July 3, 2015, expires at: 9:00 PM PDT on July 03, 2015
...Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening...
- temperatures...highs in the upper 90s to 104.
- 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.
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. Very hot temperatures can 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.
Fire Weather Warning:
Issued at: 2:32 am PDT on July 3, 2015, expires at: 10:00 PM PDT on July 04, 2015
...Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 10 PM PDT
Saturday for wind and low relative humidity for Okanogan Valley...
Waterville Plateau...and western Columbia Basin...
- affected area: fire weather zone 673 East Washington northern
Columbia Basin (zone 673)...fire weather zone 684 East
Washington Okanogan/Methow valleys (zone 684) and fire weather
zone 687 East Washington Okanogan Highlands (zone 687).
- Winds: north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
- Relative humidities: 8 to 16 percent.
- Impacts: rapid fire spread is possible with existing fires or
new fire starts in the area.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will
create extreme fire growth potential.