Western Columbia River Gorge Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 3:57 AM PDT on July 06, 2015

... Heat advisory remains in effect until midnight PDT Wednesday
night for the greater Portland and Vancouver Metro area... the
Willamette Valley... the western and central Columbia Gorge... the
Hood River Valley... and the north Oregon Cascade foothills...

A heat advisory remains in effect until midnight PDT Wednesday

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

* Locations include: Eugene... Springfield... Corvallis...
Albany... ODell... Salem... McMinnville... Sandy... Estacada...
Sweet Home... Hillsboro... Portland... Oregon City... Gresham...
Vancouver... Battle Ground... Washougal

* 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

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

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