*Health Advisory* Extreme Heat Warning in Effect Thursday Through Saturday

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Release Date: Aug. 17, 2016

An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for King County by the National Weather Service for Thursday through Saturday Evening.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected that will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. The temperatures will be in the upper 80s to mid-90s and overnight lows will be mostly in the 50s except in lower 60s in urban areas.

Please visit the King County website's hot weather preparedness page for heat related messaging, including translations in other languages.