Excessive Heat Watch

East Columbia River Gorge-Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Grande Ronde Valley-Wallowa County-
Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-John Day Basin-
Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
North Central Oregon-Central Oregon-
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington-Kittitas Valley-
Yakima Valley-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-
Northwest Blue Mountains-Simcoe Highlands-
including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, Boardman,
Hermiston, Ione, Cove, Elgin, La Grande, Union, Enterprise,
Joseph, Wallowa, Meacham, Tollgate, Long Creek, North Powder,
Ukiah, Dayville, John Day, Mitchell, Monument, Spray, Pendleton,
Pilot Rock, Heppner, Condon, Fossil, Dufur, Maupin, Bend, Madras,
Prineville, Redmond, White Salmon, Ellensburg, Thorp, Naches,
Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima, Connell, Prosser, Tri-Cities,
Dayton, Waitsburg, Walla Walla, Ski Bluewood Resort, Goldendale,
and Bickleton
328 AM PDT Tue Aug 7 2018


* TEMPERATURES…Afternoon high temperatures will be 100 to 110
for many locations. The mountains will be in the 90s.

* TIMING…Afternoon into early evening will be the peak in
temperatures. Overnight lows will be mostly in the 60s for the
lower elevations with some lower 70s possible. Higher elevations
will be in the 50s.

* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures will increase chances for heat
related illness especially for those without access to air
conditioning. Heat stress is also possible for livestock and
outdoor pets. Remember to check the back seat of your automobile
to be certain children or pets are not left in a very hot
environment due to this heat, even if you are parked in the


An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will be possible. The hot
temperatures will create a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives
and neighbors.