East Columbia River Gorge-
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington-
including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, and White Salmon
530 AM PDT Fri Aug 4 2017
…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING…
* TEMPERATURES…97 to 103 degrees today.
* TIMING…Temperatures will be hottest between 1 PM and 6 PM.
* IMPACTS…Very hot temperatures will create hazardous
conditions for those who must spend a prolonged period of time
outible limit the time spent outdoors during the
hottest part of the day and stay in a cool, preferably air
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.