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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
418 AM PDT Tue Aug 3 2021

ORZ041-044-507-508-WAZ024-026>029-521-040000-
/O.CON.KPDT.HT.Y.0007.210803T1800Z-210805T0600Z/
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon-
Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington-Kittitas Valley-
Yakima Valley-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-Simcoe Highlands-
Including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, Boardman,
Hermiston, Ione, Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Heppner, Condon, Fossil,
White Salmon, Ellensburg, Thorp, Naches, Sunnyside, Toppenish,
Yakima, Connell, Prosser, Tri-Cities, Dayton, Waitsburg,
Walla Walla, Goldendale, and Bickleton
418 AM PDT Tue Aug 3 2021

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Temperatures 100 to 105 degrees expected.

* WHERE...In Washington, Simcoe Highlands, Lower Columbia Basin
  of Washington, Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington,
  Kittitas Valley, Yakima Valley and Eastern Columbia River
  Gorge of Washington. In Oregon, Foothills of the Northern Blue
  Mountains of Oregon, Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon, Eastern
  Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Foothills of the Southern
  Blue Mountains of Oregon.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT Wednesday.

* 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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For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://weather.gov/Pendleton



Air Quality Alert

WAC005-013-021-037-071-077-031800-
Benton-Columbia-Franklin-Kittitas-Walla Walla-Yakima-
Including the cities of Kennewick, Richland, Benton City, Prosser,
Hanford, Dayton, Starbuck, Pasco, Connell, Ellensburg, Cle Elum,
Easton, College Place, Walla Walla, Burbank, Waitsburg, Prescott,
Grandview, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima, Granger, Mabton, Selah,
Wapato, White Swan, Zillah, Naches, and Cliffdell
1100 AM PDT Mon Aug 2 2021

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT THURSDAY...

The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued an Air Quality
Alert...in effect until noon PDT Thursday.

A Smoke Air Quality Alert has been issued. Wildfires burning in the
region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air quality to
reach unhealthy levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes...runny nose...aggravate
heart and lung diseases...and aggravate other serious health
problems.  Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

Information about air quality is on the Washington Department of
Ecology Web site at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/air.html or call 360-407-
6000.

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