...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Temperatures up to 106 expected.
* WHERE...In Washington, Lower Columbia Basin of Washington and
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington. In Oregon,
Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon, Lower
Columbia Basin of Oregon, Central Oregon, Foothills of the
Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon and North Central Oregon.
* WHEN...Until 11 PM PDT Friday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses to occur.
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.