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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Heat Wave Through Independence Day

From the National Weather Service: A heat advisory now in effect until 8 pm PDT Saturday... Warm weather will continue through Independence Day with valley temperatures reaching the mid 90s. Temperatures in the coast range and cascade foothills will also be quite warm with readings in the mid 80s to lower 90s. At risk populations can be especially vulnerable to heat related illnesses during episodes of hot weather. Drink plenty of fluids and try to stay of the sun during the hottest part of the day. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a 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.

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