Tacoma Area

 Heat Advisory  Statement as of 8:49 PM PDT on July 3, 2015

... Heat advisory remains in effect until midnight PDT Sunday

* timing... through Sunday evening.

* Locations... the Puget Sound Metro area including Seattle...
Tacoma... Bellevue... and The Lowlands east of Puget Sound.

* Temperatures... highs will reach to around 90 on Saturday and
into the lower to mid 90s on Sunday. Low temperatures will
only drop into the mid 60s for a few hours during the early
morning hours.

* Impacts... high temperatures can place extra stress on the body
and possibly lead to heat exhaustion. It is easier to become
dehydrated. The interior of automobiles can become very hot...
creating a danger if children or pets are left unattended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty
of water. Check up on elderly or infirm relatives and neighbors.


 Special Statement  Statement as of 2:38 PM PDT on July 3, 2015

... Hot weather for the Holiday weekend for western Washington... .

High temperatures will continue to be well above normal through
the weekend. On Saturday temperatures will again be in the 80s and
lower 90s for much of the area... with the coast in the 70s. On
Sunday the coast will warm well into the 80s and inland areas
could reach the mid 90s.

The recent warm dry weather has lead areas of tall grass drying
out early this Summer. Fireworks are banned in a number of
communities and for the most part campfires are banned as well.

Cooler cloudier weather may develop toward the end of next week.


 Record Report  Statement as of 6:20 PM PDT on July 03, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Seattle-Tacoma WA Airport...

A record high temperature of 92 degrees was set at Seattle-Tacoma WA
Airport today. This breaks the old record of 90 set in 1972.


... Record high temperature set at Seattle WA WFO...

A record high temperature of 90 degrees was set at Seattle WA WFO
today. This breaks the old record of 84 set in 2009.

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