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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
828 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

ORZ006>008-014>016-WAZ039-045-046-030400-
/O.CAN.KPQR.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150802T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.HT.Y.0007.150802T0328Z-150803T0400Z/
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-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...ODELL...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...
WASHOUGAL

828 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE
WILLAMETTE VALLEY...COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...AND UPPER HOOD
RIVER VALLEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING: THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: 90 TO 95 DEGREES...EXCEPT NEAR 100 DEGREES
  FOR THE CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND THE UPPER HOOD RIVER
  VALLEY.

* LOW TEMPERATURES: 60 TO 65 DEGREES.

* DURATION: SUNDAY SHOULD BE THE LAST HOT DAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
  GRADUALLY COOL EACH DAY WITH DAYTIME TEMPERATURES BELOW 90
  DEGREES BY TUESDAY.

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

* IMPACTS: DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN AND PETS UNATTENDED IN
  AUTOMOBILES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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.

&&

$$



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