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  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 12 at 3:32PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 3:32 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 7 a.m.
  • ...HOT TEMPERATURES TO RETURN AFTER A BRIEF BREAK SUNDAY AND
    MONDAY...
    CLOUD COVER...PRECIPITATION...AND MARINE AIR WILL HELP KEEP
    TEMPERATURES FROM BECOMING OVERLY HOT SUNDAY AND MONDAY. HOT
    TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER
    THE REGION. TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S TO UPPER 90S COMBINED
    WITH UNUSUALLY HIGH DEW POINTS WILL RESULT IN ANOTHER PERIOD OF
    UNCOMFORTABLY HIGH DAYTIME HEAT INDEX VALUES.
    ADDITIONALLY...OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES WILL PROVIDE LITTLE RELIEF
    AS THEY REMAIN IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S.
    MAINTAINING PROPER HYDRATION WILL BE VERY IMPORTANT FOR ACTIVITIES
    PLANNED NEXT WEEK. AVOID EXTRA EXERTION DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
    EARLY EVENING HOURS. DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN
    CARS. MANY FATALITIES THAT HAVE OCCURRED OVER THE YEARS DURING HOT
    SPELL EPISODES TAKE PLACE ON AREA RIVERS. TAKE EXTRA CARE WHEN
    RECREATING ON THE RIVERS.

  • 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.