• Excessive Heat Warning

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    IDZ002>004-026-027-WAZ031>038-041-043-044-110300- /O.CON.KOTX.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180811T0300Z/ 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- 741 PM PDT Thu Aug 9 2018 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY... * Temperatures...Highs 98 to 107 except near 110 in the Lewiston area. Overnight lows in the mid 60s to mid 70s. * Timing...Afternoons to early evenings through Friday. * 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. * Locations...Republic, Inchelium, Wauconda, Kamiah, Craigmont, Nezperce, Winchester, Lewiston, Lapwai, Peck, Culdesac, Gifford, Moscow, Plummer, Potlatch, Genesee, Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Worley, Kellogg, Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Wenatchee, Chelan, Entiat, Cashmere, Omak, Okanogan, Brewster, Bridgeport, Oroville, Nespelem, Waterville, Mansfield, Anatone, Peola, Pullman, Colfax, Rosalia, La Crosse, Oakesdale, Tekoa, Uniontown, Clarkston, Pomeroy, Ritzville, Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur, Coulee City, Moses Lake, Ephrata, Othello, Quincy, Colville, Deer Park, Chewelah, Newport, Kettle Falls, Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, and Rockford. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. 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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