Monday, August 17, 2009
Another Hot Spell Expected
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Special Weather Statement. One more hot spell is on tap for Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon this week. Today, afternoon temperatures over the inland areas are expected to approach 90 degrees. The hot spell will continue Tuesday with afternoon highs over the interior approaching 95 with coastal temperatures close to 80. Wednesday currently looks to be the hottest day of this stretch with interior areas possibly flirting with 100 degrees. Precautionary/Preparedness actions: Remember to drink plenty of clear liquids and stay hydrated this week. Avoid extra exertion during the heat of the day and use plenty of sun screen if you are outside. For the most up to date weather information from the NWS please visit http://www.weather.gov/portland. This page brings up all advisories, watches, and warnings for the southwest Washington area.