If you’ve been watching the news lately, you probably heard about the blistering heat wave that swept across Seattle last week. Temperatures in the 80s and 90s are hard enough but are even more overwhelming for a region so accustomed to cooler weather that only one-third of the area’s houses are air-conditioned.
Of course, the heat wave wasn’t confined to Seattle or just one week. The Pacific Northwest has been seeing warmer temps all summer. Almost 200 miles away in the small city of Moses Lake, Washington, residents suffered in their own right, particularly on July 7, when temperatures peaked at a scorching 103 degrees (the highest on record that month).
That was an especially raw deal for Teal, an adorable Labrador who not only had the misfortune of wearing a fur coat all day but a black one at that!
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