Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-
Kittitas Valley-Yakima Valley-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Foothills of the Blue Mountains of Washington-
including the cities of Boardman, Hermiston, Ione, Pendleton,
Pilot Rock, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Connell, Prosser, Tri-Cities,
Dayton, Waitsburg, and Walla Walla
937 AM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018
…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING…
* TEMPERATURES…Highs today between 99 and 104.
* IMPACTS…Heat stress and dehydration could lead to health
concerns such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
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.