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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
414 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

ORZ003-004-006>008-014>016-WAZ039-045-046-301530-
/O.CON.KPQR.HT.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150801T0400Z/
COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-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...VERNONIA...VENETA...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...
SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...ODELL...VANCOUVER...
BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL
414 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR THE
OREGON COAST RANGE...WILLAMETTE VALLEY....COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND
UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* TIMING: WEDNESDAY THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

* DURATION UNCERTAINTY: 90F TO 95F TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY
  PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: 95F TO 102F. HOTTEST IN THE CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.

* LOW TEMPERATURES: 60F TO 65F.

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

* 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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