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Snohomish County in Excessive Heat Watch this weekend through Monday

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., May 11, 2023—The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Snohomish County this Saturday, May 13, through Monday afternoon.

“Hot conditions with temperatures in the mid-80s to low-90s expected. This will pose a moderate, to localized major risk of heat-related illness,” the advisory states.

The Excessive Heat Watch is in effect for portions of northwest and west central Washington including Snohomish County. For those who are sensitive to heat, this will pose a moderate to major risk of heat-related illnesses, especially those without effective cooling or adequate hydration.

Excessive Heat Watch
National Weather Service Excessive Heat Watch forecast as of Thursday, May 11, 2023.

The NWS is asking residents to monitor the latest forecasts, drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Remember that young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances but especially during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Excessive Heat Watch
SOURCE: National Weather Service – Seattle.

Also, NWS Seattle will provide an in-person SKYWARN Spotter Training Class in Marysville on May 31, 2023. This class is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information about the NWS Seattle SKYWARN Spotter program and other citizen science opportunities, visit our spotter page!

Learning Objectives:

  • Severe storms & storm development
  • How to identify storm features
  • Severe weather safety & preparedness
  • How to report severe weather to the NWS

Registration Information

  • Email: preparedness@marysvillewa.gov
  • Phone: 360-363-8718

Event Information

  • May 31, 2023
  • 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Marysville Community Center – Delta Room
    1015 State Ave
    Marysville, WA 98270

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