Another Day Under A Heat Advisory
Credit: MGN

PORTLAND, Ore. — A heat advisory for our region remains in effect until late Thursday night.

Temperatures could hit the upper 90’s and will be in the upper 60’s overnight.

Heat Advisory

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s in the north
  Valley, slightly cooler south of Salem.

* WHERE...In Oregon, Lower Columbia, Greater Portland Metro
  Area, Central Willamette Valley and South Willamette Valley.
  In Washington, I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County and Greater
  Vancouver Area.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Hot weather may result in heat related illness.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.
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