GARDINER, Mont. - We spoke with Mike Skelton, the President of the Gardiner Chamber of Commerce who says the tone for recovery in the community is upbeat.
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...High temperatures of 99 to 106 expected. * WHERE...In Washington, Lower Columbia Basin of Washington, Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington and Yakima Valley. In Oregon, Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon. * WHEN...Until 11 PM PDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Widespread afternoon high temperatures between 99 and 106 degrees are expected, with the highest temperatures in the Lower Columbia Basin of Washington. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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. &&
Currently in Kennewick
99° / 64°
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- Kennewick man accused of using social media to rape underage victims
- One person taken by Life Flight after a semi versus motorcycle crash on SR 12
- One man is dead after rafting near Horn Rapids
- WSP catches racer going over 140 mph
- Crash in Kennewick involves City vehicle
- Large fire outside Richland Walmart
- Homeowner knocks down basement fire before calling KFD
- Yakima's MarJon Beauchamp Drafted by Milwaukee
- KPD, US Marshals find and arrest two wanted people
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