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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
839 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...HOT WEATHER CONTINUES SATURDAY...

ORZ006>008-014>016-WAZ039-045-046-020400-
/O.EXT.KPQR.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150802T0400Z/
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
839 PM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SATURDAY
FOR THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY...COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...AND UPPER HOOD
RIVER VALLEY...


THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT
SATURDAY.

* TIMING: THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: 95 TO 100 DEGREES. HOTTEST IN THE CENTRAL
  AND SOUTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.

* LOW TEMPERATURES: 60 TO 65 DEGREES.

* DURATION: SATURDAY SHOULD BE THE LAST VERY 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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