extreme heat

Extreme heat: What King County’s emergency preparedness planner wants you to know

BY: - August 15, 2023

Washington is dealing with some of the hottest temperatures of the year yet this week. The National Weather Service has issued an extreme heat warning for much of the Puget Sound area and is calling the week’s forecast “dangerously hot conditions.” Temperatures are in the high 90s across the state, with some areas passing 100 […]

As extreme heat sweeps U.S., Biden warns states must protect workers

BY: - July 27, 2023

With many parts of the country gripped by extreme heat, President Joe Biden said Thursday his administration would target states that don’t offer workers heat protections and would direct millions of dollars to water projects and improved weather forecasting. In a live address, with the mayors of Phoenix and San Antonio joining by video, Biden […]