Oregon Weather Alerts

Heat Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Skamania
  • Cowlitz
  • Multnomah
  • Hood River
  • Columbia
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
  • Polk
  • Marion
  • Linn

LOWER COLUMBIA-GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-
CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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
349 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY...THE LOWER COLUMBIA
RIVER...THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...AND THE UPPER HOOD RIVER
VALLEY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* 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.

&&

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Heat Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Clatsop
  • Cowlitz
  • Columbia
  • Washington
  • Tillamook
  • Yamhill
  • Polk
  • Pacific

COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-WILLAPA HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...VENETA
349 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT FRIDAY BELOW 2500 FEET FOR THE COAST RANGE OF OREGON AND
THE WILLAPA HILLS OF WASHINGTON...

A HEAT ADVISORY BELOW 2500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VERNONIA...VENETA.

* 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

The following areas are affected:

  • Multnomah
  • Washington
  • Yamhill
  • Polk
  • Marion
  • Linn

WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
356 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT
THIS EVENING FOR SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR ALL OF
FIRE WEATHER ZONE OR604 AND FOR WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES ACROSS
SOUTHERN 604...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 604.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH...
PARTICULARLY FROM SALEM SOUTHWARD DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...95 TO 100.

* HAINES...MID LEVEL HAINES 6 THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH DRY AND
UNSTABLE CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS...DUE TO DRY FUEL CONDITIONS...ANY FIRE START HAS THE
POTENTIAL FOR RAPID WIND DRIVEN SPREAD. ADDITIONALLY...FIRE
STARTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID SPREAD FROM SPOTTING
AND 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 INSTABILITY CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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Fire Weather Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Clatsop
  • Skamania
  • Cowlitz
  • Multnomah
  • Hood River
  • Columbia
  • Washington
  • Tillamook
  • Yamhill
  • Polk
  • Marion
  • Linn
  • Pacific

NORTH OREGON COAST-NORTH OREGON COAST RANGE-
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE-
NORTH OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
MT. HOOD NATIONAL FOREST - WEST OF CASCADE CREST-
WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST-CENTRAL OREGON COASTAL STRIP-
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST INCLUDING THE WEST WILLAPA HILLS-
EAST WILLAPA HILLS-CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS-
EXTREME SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
356 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PDT
THIS EVENING FOR SIGNIFICANTLY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES OR601...OR602...OR603...OR605...OR606...OR607...
OR608...OR612...WA601...WA602...WA604 AND WA660...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 601...602...
603...605...606...607...608 AND 612. IN WASHINGTON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 601...602...604 AND 660.

* HAINES...MID LEVEL HAINES 6 THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH DRY AND
UNSTABLE CONDITIONS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT AWAY FROM THE COAST AND
25 TO 35 PERCENT AT THE COAST.

* TEMPERATURES...90 TO 100...EXCEPT 80 TO 90 DEGREES AT THE COAST
AND IN CASCADE VALLEYS.

* 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 INSTABILITY AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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