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  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 28 at 9:43AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, July 28, 2014 at 9:43 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4 p.m.
  • ...VERY WARM WEATHER THIS WEEK IN SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND
    NORTHWEST OREGON...
    A VERY WARM WEEK IS ON TAP ACROSS THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES WILL BE
    IN THE INLAND VALLEYS SUCH AS THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY...THE
    COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...THE INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR IN SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON...AND THE UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY...WHERE VALUES FROM
    90 TO 95 ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH UPPER 80S TO NEAR 90
    LATER IN THE WEEK. THE COAST RANGE AND THE CASCADE FOOTHILL
    TEMPERATURES WILL CLOSE TO THOSE VALUES AS WELL.
    MAINTAINING PROPER HYDRATION WILL BE VERY IMPORTANT FOR ANY
    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES PLANNED THIS WEEK. AVOID EXTRA EXERTION DURING
    THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN OR
    PETS UNATTENDED IN CARS...AS THIS CAN BE FATAL. MANY FATALITIES
    THAT HAVE OCCURRED OVER THE YEARS DURING HOT SPELL EPISODES HAVE
    TAKEN PLACE ON AREA RIVERS...INCLUDING SEVERAL THAT OCCURRED
    DURING OUR LAST HOT SPELL EARLIER IN JULY. TAKE EXTRA CARE WHILE
    ENGAGED IN RECREATION ON AREA RIVERS THIS WEEK.

  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued June 30 at 10:41AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, June 30, 2014 at 10:41 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, June 30, 2014 at 4 p.m.
  • ...A BRIEF SPELL OF HOT WEATHER EXPECTED TUESDAY IN SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...
    SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON WILL SEE A BRIEF SPELL
    OF HOT WEATHER ON TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY WILL BE CLOSE
    TO OR POSSIBLY EXCEED THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES OF THE YEAR SO
    FAR IN MANY LOCATIONS...MOST OF WHICH HAD OCCURRED BACK IN MID
    MAY. EVEN THE COAST WILL BE VERY WARM ON TUESDAY.
    AT THIS POINT...IT APPEARS INLAND AREAS WILL LIKELY REACH THE MID
    AND POSSIBLY THE UPPER 90S ON TUESDAY. MANY COASTAL LOCATIONS WILL
    PUSH UP INTO THE 80S...AND A FEW INTO THE UPPER 80S OR CLOSE TO
    90 DEGREES.
    BE SURE TO STAY HYDRATED ON TUESDAY...AND AVOID EXTRA EXERTION
    DURING THE PEAK OF THE HEAT IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. DO
    NOT LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN CARS.
    MANY FATALITIES THAT HAVE OCCURRED OVER THE YEARS DURING EPISODES
    OF HOT WEATHER OCCUR ON AREA RIVERS. WHILE RIVER TEMPS HAVE WARMED
    CONSIDERABLY SINCE SPRING...CONTINUE TO USE CAUTION AND WEAR LIFE
    JACKETS IF YOU ARE INVOLVED IN RECREATION ON AREA RIVERS.