Action Recommended

Execute a pre-planned activity identified in the instructions

Issued By

Pendleton – OR, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Portions of central, south central and southeast Washington and north central and northeast Oregon

Description

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM PDT SATURDAY…

WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures of 103-110 expected.

WHERE…Portions of central, south central and southeast Washington and north central and northeast Oregon.

WHEN…From 1 PM Wednesday to 8 PM PDT Saturday.

IMPACTS…Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

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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