Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
217 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

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

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT FRIDAY BELOW
2500 FEET FOR THE COAST RANGE OF OREGON AND THE WILLAPA HILLS OF
WASHINGTON....

HEAT ADVISORY BELOW 2500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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.

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