Weather Alerts for W. Valley

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
W. VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon - Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon - Grande Ronde Valley - Wallowa County - Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon - Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon - John Day Basin - Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon - Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon - Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington - Kittitas Valley - Yakima Valley - Lower Columbia Basin of Washington - Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington - Northwest Blue Mountains - Simcoe Highlands
Effective: Sat, 7/20 9:09pm Updated: Sun, 7/21 1:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/21 10:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures of 100 to 110
degrees. This will pose a major risk of heat-related illness.

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, and northeast Oregon
and central, south central, and southeast Washington.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat will significantly increase the risk of
heat-related illnesses for much of the population, especially
those who are heat sensitive and those without effective cooling
or adequate hydration.

Information:
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.

For sheltering information and other human services in your area,
dial 2 1 1 during business hours or visit 211info.org for Oregon or
wa211.org for Washington anytime.