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  • Special Weather Statement for Coast Range of Northwest Oregon 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.