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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
247 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015


ORZ005>007-010-014>016-WAZ022-039-040-045-046-061300-
/O.CON.KPQR.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150709T0700Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA-GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-
CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-I-5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-
GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...
OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...SANDY...ESTACADA...
SWEET HOME...ODELL...LONGVIEW...KELSO...VANCOUVER...
BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR
247 PM PDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT WEDNESDAY
NIGHT FOR MOST INLAND VALLEYS AND CASCADE FOOTHILLS OF SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...INCLUDING THE GREATER PORTLAND
AND VANCOUVER METRO AREA...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: GENERALLY IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S...EXCEPT
  85 TO 95 IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN. HOTTEST TIME OF THE DAY WILL BE
  1 PM TO 6 PM EACH AFTERNOON.

* LOW TEMPERATURES: TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE SLOW TO
  COOL OFF IN THE EVENING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS AND
  HIGHER TERRAIN. LOWS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 50S AND
  60S.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...
  ODELL...SANDY...ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...SALEM...
  MCMINNVILLE...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...
   ST. HELENS...TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR...
  LONGVIEW...KELSO

* IMPACTS: TAKE CARE NOT TO OVER EXERT DURING THE HEAT OF THE
  DAY...AND TO STAY HYDRATED WITH CLEAR LIQUIDS. AUTOMOBILES
  CAN HEAT UP RAPIDLY TO TEMPERATURES HARMFUL OR EVEN DEADLY
  TO PETS AND CHILDREN. USE CAUTION NEAR AREA RIVERS...BE
  WATER SMART... WEAR A LIFE JACKET AND USE GOOD JUDGMENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING. KNOW
THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR
LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$



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