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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
154 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...HOT WEATHER THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...

.AN UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST THROUGH FRIDAY FOR INCREASINGLY HOT WEATHER. WEAK EAST
WINDS WILL INTENSIFY HEATING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HOT WEATHER WILL
INCREASE THE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESS OR INJURIES.

ORZ003>008-010-012-014>016-WAZ020-022-039-040-045-046-251100-
/O.CON.KPQR.HT.Y.0004.160825T2100Z-160827T0300Z/
COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
WILLAPA HILLS-I-5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-
GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...VENETA...ST. HELENS...
HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...
MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...
LEBANON...SANDY...ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...COTTAGE GROVE...ODELL...
CORBETT...HOOD RIVER...LONGVIEW...KELSO...VANCOUVER...
BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...
COUGAR...CARSON...UNDERWOOD
154 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO 8 PM PDT
FRIDAY FOR THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY...COAST RANGE...THE LOWER
COLUMBIA RIVER...THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...AND THE UPPER HOOD
RIVER VALLEY...

* TIMING: THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* HIGH TEMPERATURE: 95 TO 105.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VERNONIA...VENETA...ST. HELENS...
  HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...SALEM...
  MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...
  LEBANON...SANDY...ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...COTTAGE GROVE...
  ODELL...CORBETT...HOOD RIVER...LONGVIEW...KELSO...
  VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...
  LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR...CARSON...UNDERWOOD.

* IMPACTS: THE ELDERLY...YOUTH...AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR
  CONDITIONING WILL BE VULNERABLE TO THE HEAT. THOSE WORKING
  OR EXERCISING OUTDOORS WILL BE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF
  DEHYDRATION AND HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE
SUNSHINE...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED
LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

THOSE SEEKING RELIEF FROM THE HEAT IN THE OCEAN...LAKES...POOLS...
OR RIVERS SHOULD BE DILIGENT ABOUT WATER SAFETY. WEAR A LIFE
PRESERVING VEST...MAINTAIN A GOOD DISTANCE FROM MOVING BOATS...
AND ONLY SWIM TO YOUR ABILITIES.

&&

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