9 Ways To Keep Cool In Seattle’s Heatwave

Apply ice packs or cold compresses to pulse points at the wrists, neck, elbows, groin, ankles, and behind the knees.

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(Vagn Hansen/BIPs/Getty Images)

Sleep alone!

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(Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Take a cold shower.

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(Jackson/Central Press/Getty Images)

Or bath.

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(SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

If you live in a multi-floor house or apartment, sleep on the ground floor or in the basement instead of an upper story.

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(Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Turn off the lights.

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Erich Auerbach/Getty Images)

 

Stick your bed sheets in the fridge or freezer for a few minutes before bed.

(Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

(Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Buy a hot water bottle and stick it in the freezer to create a bed-friendly ice pack.

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(Cattani/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Make a DIY air conditioner by placing a pan full of ice in front of a fan.

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(Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Camp outside in your yard!

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(Martin/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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