Portland, OR

11:40 AM PDT on August 25, 2016 (GMT -0700)
SW Hills, Portland, OR | | Change Station

Elev 709 ft 45.50 °N, 122.70 °W | Updated 13 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
76.1 °F
Feels Like 78 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 25000 ft
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 39%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 8:00 PM
Last Quarter, 43% visible
METAR KPDX 251753Z 29004KT 10SM FEW250 26/09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP178 T02610089 10261 20156 58012
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 25000 ft
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 39%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 8:00 PM
Last Quarter, 43% visible
METAR KPDX 251753Z 29004KT 10SM FEW250 26/09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP178 T02610089 10261 20156 58012
A tropical disturbance pushing toward the Bahamas, is expected to develop into a tropical depression or storm, and will likely target Florida and the Gulf Coast this weekend into next week.

Right now, the disturbance remains a broad area of low pressure pushing through the Dominican Republic and Haiti, headed toward the southeast Bahamas. Rainfall totals over 3 inches (with locally higher amounts) are expected in HispaƱiola, particularly over elevated terrain.

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:49 AM PDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
8 PM PDT Friday for the Willamette Valley... the lower Columbia
River... the Columbia River gorge... and the Upper Hood River
Valley...

A heat advisory remains in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
8 PM PDT Friday.

* Locations include: St. Helens... Hillsboro... Portland... Oregon
City... Gresham... Salem... McMinnville... Eugene... Springfield...
Corvallis... Albany... Lebanon... Sandy... Estacada... Sweet
Home... Cottage Grove... ODell... Corbett... Hood
River... Longview... Kelso... Vancouver... Battle Ground...
Washougal... Toutle... Ariel... Lake
Merwin... Cougar... Carson... Underwood

* high temperatures: 90 to 100.

* Impacts: the elderly... youth... and those without air
conditioning will be vulnerable to the heat. Those working
or exercising outdoors will be at an increased risk of
dehydration and heat-related illness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the
sunshine... and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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.

Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded
location. Heat stroke is an emergency... call 9 1 1.

Those seeking relief from the heat in the Ocean... Lakes... pools...
or rivers should be diligent about water safety. Wear a life
preserving Vest... maintain a good distance from moving boats...
and only swim to your abilities.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:56 AM PDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 9 PM PDT
this evening for significantly unstable conditions for fire
weather zones or601... or602... or603... or605... or606... or607...
or608... or612... wa601... wa602... wa604 and wa660...

* affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zones 601... 602...
603... 605... 606... 607... 608 and 612. In Washington... fire
weather zones 601... 602... 604 and 660.

* Haines... mid level Haines 6 Thursday afternoon with dry and
unstable conditions.

* Relative humidity... as low as 16 percent away from the coast and
25 to 35 percent at the coast.

* Temperatures... 90 to 100... except 80 to 90 degrees at the coast
and in Cascade valleys.

* Impacts... fire starts will have the potential for rapid spread
from spotting and for plume dominated growth due to
instability.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong instability and low relative humidity can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.