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Posted on: June 23, 2022

First Heat Wave of 2022 Expected this Weekend

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The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement forecasting the first heat wave of the year, expected Saturday through Monday with temperatures peaking to around 90 degrees in Snohomish County.

First Heat Wave of 2022 Expected this Weekend

 

CONTACT:           Shari Ireton, Director of Community Engagement & Strategic Initiatives

ireton@snohomishwa.gov, 425-512-1839

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 23, 2022

Snohomish, Wash. – The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement forecasting the first heat wave of the year, expected Saturday through Monday with temperatures peaking to around 90 degrees in Snohomish County. According to NWS, “this level of heat will pose a moderate risk of heat-related illness to heat-sensitive people and pets.” 

Our community is invited to stay cool in our City’s designated cooling center, the Snohomish Library (311 Maple Ave) during business hours. Other cooling centers in Snohomish County can be found here: www.snoco.org/cooling

During heat events, the Snohomish Health District asks that community members consider checking in with older adults, infants and young children, people with limited mobility, pregnant women, and anyone with pre-existing or chronic medical conditions and watch for signs of heat-related illness

For those looking to cool off in our City’s nearby waterways, please remember our rivers continue to run fast and high as a result of the cool and wet spring and water, with temperatures still running around 40-50 degrees. Debris from upstream, including snags and logs, can create unsafe conditions. Use extreme caution if recreating near water, wear a life jacket, and keep a close eye on children and pets.

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