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The one National Weather Service warning we'd all like to see

The one National Weather Service warning we'd all like to see

In the summer season, we hear of heat advisories. In the winter, it's the kitchen sink of snow, wind, and flood warnings.

But what about like today when the weather is going to be nice? I mean, isn't that by far and away the weather you most want to be urgently notified about?

Sad to say, the Weather Service doesn't have any nice weather warnings in their arsenal.

Partly to Mostly Bloggin' Weather Blog to the Rescue!

Here is my humble suggestion to NOAA to add to their advisory repertoire when the masses are about to be hit by a sunny and 77 streak...

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PLASEW
PLEASANT WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
729 AM PDT TUE AUG 24 2010

WIC103-123-090700-
/O.CON.KATX.SV.W.0084.000000T0000Z-100825T0700Z/
SEATTLE - TACOMA - EVERETT AND VICINITY

...A PLEASANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR KING...SNOHOMISH...PIERCE...KITSAP AND THURSTON COUNTIES. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF SEATTLE...TACOMA...EVERETT...OLYMPIA...BREMERTON...AND BELLEVUE

* UNTIL 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY

HIGH PRESSURE IS PROVIDING ABUNDANT SUNSHINE OVER THE WESTERN WASHINGTON REGION. IN ADDITION... A COOL, REFRESHING SEABREEZE IS MOVING EAST INTO THE AREA AND GUSTING TO 10 TO 15 MPH.  AS A RESULT... TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO SOAR WELL INTO THE UPPER 70S AND LOW 80S.

DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES INCREASING AND QUICK-MOVING CELLS OF WORKERS LEAVING THEIR OFFICE AND HEADING TO LOCAL PARKS AND BEACHES.  THUS...THIS SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BRING NEAR-RECORD LOW PRODUCTIVITY TO THE REGION... PERHAPS REACHING LEVELS NOT SEEN SINCE THE GREAT PLEASANT WEATHER STREAK OF 1978 THAT CAUSED 14 MILLION DOLLARS IN LOST PRODUCTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* GET OUTDOORS AND AWAY FROM SHELTER IMMEDIATELY!
* IF IN YOUR CAR, ROLL DOWN WINDOWS AND OPEN SUNROOFS. THOSE IN CONVERTIBLES ARE URGED TO TAKE THE TOP DOWN.
* DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS FLOODED WITH TOURISTS. JUST DRIVING BEHIND 3 CARS FROM OUT OF STATE CAN CAUSE EXTREME HAZARDS TO YOUR TRIP'S SCHEDULE.
* CITIZENS ARE URGED TO MAKE SURE THEY HAVE PLENTY OF FAVORITE BEVERAGES ON HAND, SUNGLASSES CLEANSED, AND THEIR SUMMER LAUNDRY UP TO DATE.
* FOR YOUR PROTECTION, IF TRYING TO EVACUATE YOUR PLACE OF WORK BEFORE YOUR SHIFT ENDS...BE SURE NOT TO USE A SIMILAR EXCUSE YOU HAVE USED IN THE PAST. THEY KNOW YOUR GRANDMOTHER, AUNT, AND COUSIN'S KITTENS HAVE SINCE RECOVERED.
* AREAS UNDER THE MOST IMPACT FROM THIS SYSTEM INCLUDE ALKI BEACH...SEWARD PARK... GREEN LAKE... HOUGHTON BEACH... GOLDEN GARDENS... AND COULON PARK.

* STAY TUNED TO THIS WEATHER BLOG (VIA MOBILE DEVICE OUT IN SUNSHINE) FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS POTENTIALLY VACATION BALANCE-DAMAGING PATTERN.