"Heat will increase the risk of heat-related illnesses for those who are sensitive to heat, especially those without effective cooling or adequate hydration."
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People are advised to know the signs of heat-related illnesses including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
"Although uncertainty remains regarding the precise placement, orientation, and strength of the ridge, latest guidance is still indicative of temperatures reaching the 90s for multiple days next week."
Recreational fires, within limits, will still be permitted.
Officials warn that heading to cool off at the Nooksack River presents another set of hazards.
Given the cool weather this spring, there has not been an opportunity to acclimate to these higher temperatures.
"This level of heat will pose a moderate risk of heat-related illness to heat-sensitive people and pets."
Temperatures into the 80s are forecast for some areas.
River level forecasts show the river cresting at unseasonably high levels while remaining below action stage levels.