We are in a massive Heat Wave, and I think you are already aware, but just thought I'd mention it again.

How hot is too hot, for being outside?

"How hot does it have to be before it's safer to be inside? Oller points to the heat index for this one: Temps between 90 and 105 degrees Fahrenheit are considered “extreme caution,” and anything above falls under the “danger” and “extreme danger” categories." - Source

So how can we "stay cool," when all around us is blisteringly hot?

Don't worry your little heart, we got you covered!

Tips on Staying Cool During a Heatwave

Here are some of the best tips found! Stay cool my friend.

Gallery Credit: Aly

While the last option of "moving" seems funny, I know people who have literally said, "Nope, no more, we are done!" and boom, they moved to literally Alaska. To each their own!

Personally, I love hot weather, even more so than cold weather, at least in the heat you can play in the water for hours on end. When we are cold, we can only add layers and hope that we don't get a draft anywhere.

What's the hottest Washington State has gotten?

"Hottest temperature ever recorded: 120°F at Hanford on 29 June 2021." - Source

Holy HOT! How did people even manage to survive? Maybe they followed one of the tips we gave you above.

I would die, I would actually just roll over and say, "take me dear lord little baby jesus." And I know I just got done saying I love the heat but 120 degrees?! Heeeck no! Everyone has a limit. 105 is mine.

Tip to Protect Pets from Summer Heat

With heat advisories in effect for a large portion of the country, now is the time to ensure you are prepared to keep your pets safe from the summer heat.

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Please, do not go hiking in the evergreen state, or any state for that matter, without being FULLY prepared.

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