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10:14 AM PDT on August 01, 2015 (GMT -0700)
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Active Advisory: Excessive Heat Warning, Fire Weather Warning Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 37 ft 45.65 °N, 122.69 °W | Updated 9 seconds ago

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Feels Like 77 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 11.0 mph

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5:54 AM 8:39 PM
Full, 98% visible
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 54%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 5.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KVUO 011653Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T02280100

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Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 54%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 5.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KVUO 011653Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T02280100

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Excessive Heat Warning
Statement as of 8:39 PM PDT on July 31, 2015

... Excessive heat warning now in effect until 9 PM PDT Saturday
for the Willamette Valley... Columbia River gorge... and Upper Hood
River Valley...


The excessive heat warning is now in effect until 9 PM PDT
Saturday.

* Timing: through Saturday evening.

* High temperatures: 95 to 100 degrees. Hottest in the central
and southern Willamette Valley and central Columbia River gorge.

* Low temperatures: 60 to 65 degrees.

* Duration: Saturday should be the last very hot day. Temperatures
will gradually cool each day with daytime temperatures below 90
degrees by Tuesday.

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

* 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 8:49 AM PDT on August 01, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for hot... dry... unstable conditions combined with
critically dry fuels for Oregon fire weather zones 602... 603...
604... 605... 606... 607... 608... and Washington fire weather zones
602... 604 and 660...

* affected zones... in Oregon... fire weather zones 602... 603...
604... 605... 606... 607 and 608. In Washington... fire weather
zones 602... 604 and 660.

* Affected areas... this includes the Gifford Pinchot National
Forest... Mt Hood National Forest west of the Cascade crest...
the Willamette National Forest... portions of the Siuslaw
National Forest... the Willamette Valley and adjacent
foothills... as well as the Clark County lowlands. Odf... blm...
and Washington dnr lands are included as well.

* Timing... through late this evening.

* Stability... mid and high level Haines 5 to 6 at times. Very
unstable conditions could promote column growth to 10 to 12
thousand feet msl or greater under intense burning conditions.

* Relative humidity... minimum humidity values 10 to 20 percent.
Humidity generally 35 percent or less late this evening.

* Temperatures... high temperatures generally 90 to 100 in The
Lowlands and mid to upper 80s near the Oregon Cascade passes and
higher elevations in the South Washington Cascades.

* Wind... gusty afternoon and evening wind this afternoon through
late this evening. Sustained north to northwest wind 8 to 14 mph
with gusts to 25 mph expected for exposed areas.

* Impacts... the combination of an increasingly hot... dry... and
unstable environment... gusty winds... 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.