Central Willamette Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 2:47 PM PDT on July 05, 2015

... Heat advisory remains in effect until midnight PDT Wednesday
night for most inland valleys and Cascade foothills of southwest
Washington and northwest Oregon... including the greater Portland
and Vancouver Metro area...

A heat advisory remains in effect until midnight PDT Wednesday
night.

* High temperatures: generally in the lower to mid 90s... except
85 to 95 in the higher terrain. Hottest time of the day will be
1 PM to 6 PM each afternoon.

* Low temperatures: temperatures will continue to be slow to
cool off in the evening... especially in urban areas and
higher terrain. Lows will generally be in the upper 50s and
60s.

* Locations include: Vancouver... Battle Ground... Washougal...
ODell... Sandy... Estacada... Sweet Home... Salem...
McMinnville... Hillsboro... Portland... Oregon City... Gresham...
   St. Helens... Toutle... Ariel... Lake Merwin... Cougar...
Longview... Kelso

* impacts: take care not to over exert during the heat of the
day... and to stay hydrated with clear liquids. Automobiles
can heat up rapidly to temperatures harmful or even deadly
to pets and children. Use caution near area rivers... be
water smart... wear a life jacket and use good judgment.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning. 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.




Record Report
Statement as of 6:56 PM PDT on July 05, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Vancouver... Portland and
Troutdale...

Location preliminary high temp previous record/year
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Portland Airport 96 94 / 1960
Vancouver Airport 95 93 / 1960 1958
Troutdale Airport 97 95 / 1960



... Record high low temperature likely set at many locations...

Location preliminary low temp previous record/year
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Portland Airport 67 61 / 2014 2008 2007
Vancouver Airport 64 62 / 2008 2007
McMinnville Airport 60 59 / 2008
Eugene Airport 59 58 / 2008