Weather Alert

Excessive Heat Warning From Saturday Through Monday

Excessive Heat Warning

Alert:...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM 
SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY... 
 
* WHAT...Dangerously hot temperatures of 98 to 103 likely, with 
temperatures locally 103 to 108 are possible. Overnight low 
temperatures mostly 65 to 70 degrees, but few spots such as the 
Columbia River Gorge and the Portland-Vancouver metro area may 
only cool down to the middle 70s Saturday and Sunday nights. 
 
* WHERE...All of the lower elevations of southwest Washington and 
northwest Oregon, except for those along the coast. 
 
* WHEN...Saturday through Monday evening. 
 
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the 
potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those 
working or participating in outdoor activities. 
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The hot daytime temperatures, combined 
with warm overnight lows, will result in high heat risk and 
heat related stress.

Instructions:	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.

Target Area:	
Central Columbia River Gorge
Central Willamette Valley
Greater Portland Metro Area
Lower Columbia
South Willamette Valley
Upper Hood River Valley
Western Columbia River Gorge

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