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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
406 AM PDT Fri Jun 25 2021

ORZ003-004-010>013-WAZ019-252330-
/O.CON.KPQR.EH.W.0001.210626T1700Z-210629T0600Z/
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-
Central Coast Range of Western Oregon-
Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-Northern Oregon Cascades-
Cascade Foothills in Lane County-Cascades in Lane County-
South Washington Cascades-
Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit,
Lees Camp, Trask, Grande Ronde, Burnt Woods, Tidewater,
Swisshome, Veneta, Sandy, Estacada, Silver Falls State Park,
Sweet Home, Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass, Vida, Jasper,
Lowell, Cottage Grove, McKenzie Pass, McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge,
Willamette Pass, Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center,
Mount St. Helens, and Wind River Valley
406 AM PDT Fri Jun 25 2021

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY
TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot temperatures of in the mid 90s to around
  100 are expected, with highs in the 80s for higher elevations,
  such as Government Camp and Santiam Pass. The hottest day will
  be Sunday. Overnight low temperatures mostly in the upper 50s
  to middle 60s, but few spots in lower valleys may only cool down
  to around 70 degrees Saturday and Sunday nights.

* WHERE...All of the higher elevations of southwest Washington and
  northwest Oregon.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Saturday to 11 PM PDT Monday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The hot daytime temperatures, combined
  with warm overnight lows, will result in high heat risk and
  heat related stress.

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.

&&

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