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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
457 AM PDT Fri Aug 14 2020

ORZ006>008-010-012-014>016-WAZ039-045-046-151215-
/O.CON.KPQR.EH.W.0001.200815T1900Z-200817T0400Z/
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-
Greater Vancouver Area-
Including the cities of Hillsboro, Portland, Wilsonville,
Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn,
Stayton, Dallas, Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, Lebanon,
Sandy, Estacada, Silver Falls State Park, Sweet Home, Vida,
Jasper, Lowell, Cottage Grove, Parkdale, Odell, Corbett,
Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River,
Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, Amboy,
North Bonneville, Stevenson, Carson, and Underwood
457 AM PDT Fri Aug 14 2020

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO
9 PM PDT SUNDAY BELOW 2500 FEET...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions expected. Afternoon high
  temperatures will be near 100 degrees both Saturday and Sunday.
  In between these days, Saturday night will remain very warm with
  lows in the 60s and potentially near 70 degrees in urban
  centers.

* WHERE...Greater Portland and Vancouver metro area, the
  Willamette Valley, Western and Central Columbia River Gorge,
  Hood River Valley, and elevations below 2500 feet in the Cascade
  Foothills of Northwest Oregon and Lane County.

* WHEN...From noon Saturday to 9 PM PDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the
  potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those
  working or participating in outdoor activities.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Warm overnight low temperatures will
  provide little relief in structures without air conditioning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
720 PM PDT Thu Aug 13 2020

ORZ604-141600-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0001.200814T1800Z-200815T0600Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0002.200815T1800Z-200817T0600Z/
Willamette Valley-
720 PM PDT Thu Aug 13 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
604...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 604...

* Affected Area...In Oregon...Fire Weather Zone 604 Willamette
  Valley.

* Winds...On Friday north to northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts
  up to 25 mph. Strongest winds generally Salem southward.
  Saturday winds will be generally around 10 mph.

* Timing...Worst conditions in the afternoons and evenings.

* Relative Humidity...Minimum humidity between 15 to 25 percent.
  Lowest on Saturday.

* Temperatures...In the 80s Friday, between 90 and 100 Saturday
  and Sunday.

* Haines Index...5 on Friday. Mid-level haines increases to 6 on
  Saturday.

* Impacts...Conditions favorable for rapid fire spread on Friday
  and rapid fire growth on Saturday on any new or existing
  fires. Use extra caution with potential ignition sources,
  especially in grassy areas. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of the
above conditions can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
720 PM PDT Thu Aug 13 2020

ORZ604-141600-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0001.200814T1800Z-200815T0600Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0002.200815T1800Z-200817T0600Z/
Willamette Valley-
720 PM PDT Thu Aug 13 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
604...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 604...

* Affected Area...In Oregon...Fire Weather Zone 604 Willamette
  Valley.

* Winds...On Friday north to northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts
  up to 25 mph. Strongest winds generally Salem southward.
  Saturday winds will be generally around 10 mph.

* Timing...Worst conditions in the afternoons and evenings.

* Relative Humidity...Minimum humidity between 15 to 25 percent.
  Lowest on Saturday.

* Temperatures...In the 80s Friday, between 90 and 100 Saturday
  and Sunday.

* Haines Index...5 on Friday. Mid-level haines increases to 6 on
  Saturday.

* Impacts...Conditions favorable for rapid fire spread on Friday
  and rapid fire growth on Saturday on any new or existing
  fires. Use extra caution with potential ignition sources,
  especially in grassy areas. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of the
above conditions can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$



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