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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Phone Service in Naselle Interrupted

South Bend, Washington – Wahkiakum West Telephone notified the Pacific County 911 Center that all phone service to the Naselle area is currently unavailable. 

The Pacific County 911 Center has conducted tests and has determined that some 911 service and some telephone service exists, and has concluded that the degree of the reported outage and length of the reported outage remains uncertain. 

The 911 Center has notified the Naselle Fire Department and EMS personnel of the situation. 

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Friday, June 3, 2016

NWS Upgrades Excessive Heat Watch to Warning

South Bend, Washington –  The National Weather Service in Portland has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Willapa Hills in eastern Pacific County. This warning is in effect from 10:00 a.m. Saturday June 4, 2016 until 10:00p.m. on Sunday June 5, 2016.  

Temperatures are forecast to reach 90-100 degrees. Record high temperature are predicted for the area with humidity to begin rising on Sunday. The hot weather will create stress for anyone outdoors and involved in physical activity, as well as those not acclimated to the heat and the elderly. Do not leave children in your vehicle.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. Reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and stay hydrated. Ensure your pets have shelter and water. 

Please visit the NWS website at http://www.weather.gov/portland for the most up to date weather information. This page brings up all advisories, watches, and warnings for the Southwest Washington area.