The National Weather Service is talking in ALL CAPS again. That means weather excitement. Prepare to sweat, Capitol Hill. Below, you’ll find the NWS “Special Weather Statement” discussing the forecast for later this week. We’ve also included a few handy links.
- Outdoor-ish drinky drink spots on Capitol Hill (2012 Edition)
- Summer 2012 means more wade pool hours in Seattle — 6 Capitol Hill + CD places to play
- Oldie but goodie –> Bars on the hill with air conditioning?
...A SPELL OF HOT WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON LATER WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY... OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GIVE HOT WEATHER TO MUCH OF WESTERN WASHINGTON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS HOT SPELL IS EXPECTED TO BE SIMILAR IN MAGNITUDE TO WHAT OCCURRED EARLIER THIS MONTH...BUT IS EXPECTED TO LAST A DAY OR SO LONGER.
THE HOT WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FIRST ALONG THE COAST AND OVER THE SOUTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON ON WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURES SOUTH AND WEST OF THE OLYMPICS AND IN THE SOUTH INTERIOR WILL LIKELY REACH 90 DEGREES LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. CONTINUED OFFSHORE FLOW ON THURSDAY WILL CAUSE THE HEAT TO SPREAD TO THE REST OF WESTERN WASHINGTON. THE ONLY PLACES TO ESCAPE TEMPERATURES WELL INTO THE 80S OR 90S WILL BE NEAR THE WATER IN THE NORTH INTERIOR AND ON THE IMMEDIATE PACIFIC BEACHES. MANY LOCATIONS FROM SEATTLE SOUTHWARD IN THE INTERIOR WILL SEE TEMPERATURES RISE WELL INTO THE 90S ON THURSDAY. MINIMUM TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY IN THE URBAN HEAT ISLAND OF THE SEATTLE METRO AREA WILL REMAIN WARM...IN THE MID 60S. WHILE THE COAST WILL SEE TEMPERATURES COOL DOWN INTO THE LOWER 70S ON FRIDAY...THE INTERIOR WILL REMAIN HOT. AN INLAND PUSH OF MARINE AIR WILL LIKELY PROVIDE RELIEF TO THE INTERIOR ON SATURDAY.