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Heat wave hits the Yakima Valley

YAKIMA, Wash. - A heat advisory is in effect for the Yakima Valley until Sunday night.

According to the National Weather Service temperatures are expected to be between 100 and 110 degrees this weekend.

The extreme heat is going to have a huge impact on workers this weekend.

According to the Department of Transportation, work on the new Yakima River Bridge is going to start earlier in the day to keep workers out of the heat.

The DOT is going to even cut some of their workers shifts from ten hours to eight hours a day and make sure everyone stays hydrated.  

 

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