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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
359 AM PDT Sat Jul 31 2021

WAZ026>029-010300-
/O.CON.KPDT.HT.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-210801T0300Z/
Kittitas Valley-Yakima Valley-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-
Including the cities of Ellensburg, Thorp, Naches, Sunnyside,
Toppenish, Yakima, Connell, Prosser, Tri-Cities, Dayton,
Waitsburg, and Walla Walla
359 AM PDT Sat Jul 31 2021

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Temperatures 98 to 104 Saturday.

* WHERE...Lower Columbia Basin of Washington, Foothills of the
  Blue Mountains of Washington, Kittitas Valley and Yakima
  Valley.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM PDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.


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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