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Severe Weather Alerts for Wahkiakum County

last updated: 3:25 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2014 PST


Heat Advisory

until 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-
CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-WILLAPA HILLS-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...TROUTDALE...SALEM...
MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...SANDY...SWEET HOME...
GOVERNMENT CAMP...COTTAGE GROVE...OAKRIDGE...ODELL...
MOUNT ST. HELENS...LONGVIEW...KELSO...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...
CAMAS...WASHOUGAL...TOUTLE...ARIEL...COUGAR
322 PM PDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY TO 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY FOR ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE SOUTH WASHINGTON...NORTH
OREGON...AND CENTRAL OREGON COAST...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY TO 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY.

* TIMING: AROUND NOON MONDAY TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

* TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER
90S. LOW TEMPERATURES GENERALLY IN THE 60S. TEMPERATURES WILL
BE SLOW TO COOL OVERNIGHT.

* HUMIDITY:HIGH HUMIDITY EXPECTED MONDAY...MAKING IT FEEL WARMER
THAN THE ACTUAL AIR TEMPERATURE.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: VANCOUVER...BATTLE
GROUND...CAMAS...WASHOUGAL...EUGENE...CORVALLIS...ALBANY...OAKRIDGE...
VERNONIA...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...MOUNT ST. HELENS...SANDY...
SWEET HOME...GOVERNMENT CAMP...ST. HELENS...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...TROUTDALE...TOUTLE...
ARIEL...COUGAR...ODELL...COTTAGE GROVE...LONGVIEW...KELSO

* IMPACTS:THE HOT AND RELATIVELY HUMID CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO HEAT
STROKE OR DEHYDRATION...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY AND YOUNG
CHILDREN. BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS WHEN CONDUCTING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STAY HYDRATED.

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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