HOOD RIVER County, Oregon
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Fire Weather Warning
ORZ639-WAZ639-641-643-021600-
/O.EXT.KPDT.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150803T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
819 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR VERY
HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 639...639...641 AND
643...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639. IN WAZ639...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639. IN WAZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641. IN
WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643.

* TIMING...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5-15 PERCENT.

* HAINES...5/6.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
WEST FORK AND BLUE CREEK FIRES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

&&

$$

Heat Advisory
ORZ006>008-014>016-WAZ039-045-046-030400-
/O.CAN.KPQR.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150802T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.HT.Y.0007.150802T0328Z-150803T0400Z/
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...
GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...
CORVALLIS...ALBANY...ODELL...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...
WASHOUGAL

828 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE
WILLAMETTE VALLEY...COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...AND UPPER HOOD
RIVER VALLEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING: THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: 90 TO 95 DEGREES...EXCEPT NEAR 100 DEGREES
FOR THE CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND THE UPPER HOOD RIVER
VALLEY.

* LOW TEMPERATURES: 60 TO 65 DEGREES.

* DURATION: SUNDAY SHOULD BE THE LAST HOT DAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
GRADUALLY COOL EACH DAY WITH DAYTIME TEMPERATURES BELOW 90
DEGREES BY TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...
ALBANY...ODELL...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...VANCOUVER... BATTLE
GROUND...WASHOUGAL.

* IMPACTS: DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN AND PETS UNATTENDED IN
AUTOMOBILES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

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