...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
* WHAT...Afternoon temperatures of 98 to 106 degrees.
* 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...From 11 AM to 11 PM PDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Widespread afternoon high temperatures
between 98 and 106 degrees are forecast with the highest
temperatures expected in the Lower Columbia Basin of Washington.
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.