Moses Lake Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:22 PM PDT Jul. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 2 PM Monday to 8 PM PDT Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 2 PM Monday to 8 PM PDT
Tuesday.

* Temperatures... highs in the upper 90s to low 100s. Lows in the
mid 60s to low 70s.

* Timing... Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* Locations... Moses Lake, Ephrata, Othello, Quincy, Ritzville,
Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur, Coulee City, Wenatchee, Chelan,
Entiat, Cashmere, Omak, Okanogan, Brewster, Bridgeport,
Oroville, Nespelem, Waterville, and Mansfield.

* Impacts... heat stress and dehydration that could lead to heat
related health concerns such as heat exhaustion and heat
stroke.

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 9 1 1.