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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:01 AM PDT on August 26, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 26, 2016


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening for
the Willamette Valley... the lower Columbia River... the Columbia
River gorge... and the Upper Hood River Valley... ...

A heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening.

* 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

Statement as of 8:45 PM PDT on August 25, 2016


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 9 PM PDT
Friday for dry and significantly unstable conditions for fire
weather zones or602... or603... or605... or606... or607... or608...
wa602... wa604 and wa660...
... Red flag warning will expire at 9 PM PDT this evening for dry
and significantly unstable conditions for fire weather zones
or602... or603... or605... or606... or607... or608... wa602... wa604 and
wa660...

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

* Haines... mid level Haines 6 Friday afternoons with dry and
unstable conditions.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 90s Friday afternoon in The
Lowlands.

* 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 winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.






Record Report

Statement as of 5:28 PM PDT on August 26, 2016


... Numerous daily record high temperatures set today...

Location August 26 old record / year
========================================================
Astoria, or 91 89 / 1933
Newport, or 86 80 / 1992
Portland, or (airport) 95 94 / 2010
Troutdale, or 96 95 / 1986
Hillsboro, or 96 (t) 96 / 2010
Salem, or 97 (t) 97 / 1967
Eugene, or 97 (t) 97 / 2010

This is a preliminary report with the maximum temperatures reported
as of 5 PM. If necessary, another report will be issued after the
end of the calendar day.

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Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning

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