Lower Columbia Basin of Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 1:30 AM PDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
9 PM PDT Tuesday...

* temperatures... highs today and Tuesday between 98 and 105.
Overnight lows will be in the 60s.

* Impacts... heat stress and dehydration could lead to health
concerns such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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.