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Heat Advisory

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 08/17/2022 03:00 PM EDT

End Time

Fri 08/19/2022 01:00 AM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Portland OR 124 PM PDT Mon Aug 15 2022 ORZ005>007-WAZ022-039-162100- /O.NEW.KPQR.HT.Y.0004.220817T1900Z-220819T0500Z/ Lower Columbia-Greater Portland Metro Area- Central Willamette Valley-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County- Greater Vancouver Area- Including the cities of St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro, Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Longview, Kelso, Castle Rock, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, and Amboy 124 PM PDT Mon Aug 15 2022 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 10 PM PDT THURSDAY... * WHAT...Temperatures in the mid to upper 90s. Low temperatures early Thursday morning generally in the 60s. * WHERE...In Oregon, Lower Columbia, Greater Portland Metro Area and Central Willamette Valley. In Washington, I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County and Greater Vancouver Area. * WHEN...From noon Wednesday to 10 PM PDT Thursday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. &&