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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
357 AM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

ORZ006>008-010-014>016-WAZ039-045-046-062300-
/O.CON.KPQR.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150709T0700Z/
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...
GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...
CORVALLIS...ALBANY...SANDY...ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...ODELL...
VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL
357 AM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT WEDNESDAY
NIGHT FOR THE GREATER PORTLAND AND VANCOUVER METRO AREA...THE
WILLAMETTE VALLEY...THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL COLUMBIA GORGE...THE
HOOD RIVER VALLEY...AND THE NORTH OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS...

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

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

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...
  ALBANY...ODELL...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...SANDY...ESTACADA...
  SWEET HOME...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...
  VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL

* 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.

&&

$$

WEAGLE



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