This is a relatively rare occurrence brought on by the high-pressure system and the heat it brought.
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This story includes a list of resources and services available throughout Whatcom County during the extreme heat.
People should be aware of the signs of heat-related illnesses including heat rash, sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Help is available even if you already have received assistance or have been denied assistance before.
"Washingtonians can expect more proclamations to be rescinded in the coming days, prior to Washington’s scheduled reopening."
Summer reading cards are available to be downloaded or picked up at a library.
Experts advise seeking out places equipped with air conditioning such as libraries, shopping malls and community centers to beat the heat.
Local water treatment facility operators told Whatcom News what they are expecting as a result.