Heat advisory and Red Flag warning | National Weather Service

  • Wed Aug 17th, 2016 11:17pm
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Heat warning news

The National Weather Service station in Seattle has issued an excessive heat warning for this weekend starting Thursday afternoon to Saturday morning.

The expected temperature ranges from the mid 80s to lower 90s on Thursday and the upper 80s to the mid 90s on both Friday and Saturday.

The National Weather Service advices that the elderly and those working outdoors can be particularly affected and to not leave any pets or young in cars, as the heat can become lethal within minutes.

There is also a Red Flag warning, or a fire warning, for Pierce County from 8 a.m. to midnight on Thurday, citing winds between 10 and 18 miles per hour and low humidity between 10 and 20 percent.