Cooling Centers Open During Excessive Heat Watch

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the Seattle area from Thursday afternoon through Saturday evening with temperatures potentially reaching into the mid 90s. Sensitive groups like the elderly and those working or exercising outdoors may experience adverse health effects such as dehydration or heat-related illness.

Click here for a list of places to cool down if you are feeling overheated. (For best results, allow location to be shared)

Hot temperatures can create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. In addition to finding a cool area, drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and friends.