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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:45 AM PDT on July 30, 2015


... Excessive heat warning in effect from noon today to 9 PM PDT
Friday for the Willamette Valley... Columbia River gorge and Upper
Hood River Valley...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued an excessive
heat warning... which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM PDT
Friday. The heat advisory is no longer in effect.




* Timing: today and Friday.

* High temperatures: 100f to 105f. Hottest in the central and
southern Willamette Valley and central Columbia River gorge.

* Low temperatures: 60f to 65f.

* Duration uncertainty: 90f to 98f temperatures will likely
persist through the weekend and possibly into Monday. The
hottest temperatures will remain in the central and southern
Willamette Valley and central Columbia River gorge.

* Locations include: Eugene... Springfield... Corvallis...
Albany... Salem... McMinnville... Hillsboro... Portland...
Oregon City... Gresham... 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.






Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:45 PM PDT on July 29, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 01, 2015


... Red flag warning now in effect until 11 PM PDT Friday for
hot... dry... and unstable conditions combined with dry fuels for
fire weather zones or604... or605... or606... or607 and or608...

* affected areas... this includes Mt Hood National Forest west of
the Cascade crest... Willamette National Forest west of the
Cascade crest... and the Willamette Valley and adjacent
foothills.

* Timing... this afternoon through Friday evening.

* Stability... mid level Haines 6 conditions continuing through
Friday.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 20 percent in many areas. Overnight
recoveries will be limited along and above thermal belts.

* Temperatures... generally 95 to 100 over The Lowlands... and 80s
to low 90s in the higher elevations.

* Impacts... the combination of an increasingly hot... dry... and
unstable environment and very dry fuels may result in rapid
growth of new or existing fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of the
above conditions can contribute to extreme fire behavior.




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