Excessive heat watch issued
August 14, 2012 · 5:13 PM
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for most of western Washington effective Thursday afternoon through Friday evening. High temperatures could reach into the mid to upper 90s in the southern areas and upper 80s to lower 90s in the northern areas.
The NWS recommends that people make a plan to stay cool, if posible, and to drink plenty of water. Authorities also remind pet owners keep pets from areas where temperatures could reach dangerous levels, such as cars.