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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
243 PM PDT THU JUL 2 2015

ORZ004>008-010-012-014>016-WAZ022-039-040-045-046-031400-
/O.EXT.KPQR.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150706T0100Z/
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-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...VENETA...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...
SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...SANDY...ESTACADA...
SWEET HOME...COTTAGE GROVE...ODELL...LONGVIEW...KELSO...
VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...
LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR
243 PM PDT THU JUL 2 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR MUCH
OF THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS IN NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON INCLUDING THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE AND THE
CASCADE FOOTHILLS...

THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* TEMPERATURES: HIGHS MOSTLY 85 TO 95...EXCEPT 95 TO 100 IN THE
  UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...
  EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...ODELL...SANDY...
  ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...HILLSBORO...
  PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...ST. HELENS...VENETA...
  TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR...COTTAGE GROVE...
  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 OR
EVENING. 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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