With temperatures predicted to reach into the high 90’s and possibly 100 this weekend, it is essential to be pro-active in preventing heat related illnesses. Prevention is the key! It is far easier to prevent heat related illnesses than it is to reverse them once they have begun. Staying cool and making simple changes in your fluid intake, activities and clothing during hot weather can help you remain safe and health.
The Washington State Department of Health has the following suggestions for staying cool in hot weather, as well as links to further information:
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The power outage which impacted WSU Pullman this morning has been resolved. Avista crews have repaired the feeder line which provided power to the WSU campus and surrounding areas.
The WSU Pullman campus has experienced a power outage affecting primarily the east side of the campus. Temporary repairs are being made that will restore power to most on-campus locations. Crews are en-route and permanent repairs will be accomplished by Avista Utilities as soon as possible.
The hazardous materials release near Sloan Hall is now resolved. The all clear was given at 5:45pm and WSU is back to normal operations.
The hazardous materials release is contained in the alley between Sloan Hall, Dana Hall, and the Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory. Avoid this area, shelter in place order has been lifted if you are in the vicinity exit toward College Av. and Spokane St.
There is a report of a hazardous materials release near Sloan Hall. If you are in the vicinity shelter in place until the all clear is giving. Avoid the area until further notice.
Responders are on site.