Lewiston Area

 Heat Advisory  Statement as of 3:04 am PDT on July 31, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
8 PM PDT this evening...

* temperatures... highs 99 to 105.

* Timing... temperatures will be warmest between 1 PM and 8 PM.

* Locations... Lewiston... Lapwai... Peck... culdescac... Gifford.

* Impacts... hot temperatures will have the potential to create
heat related illnesses. People who are unable to care for
themselves will be at most risk... including Young children and
the elderly. Limit outdoor activities during the afternoon
when temperatures will be warmest. Seek shaded areas often to
cool off and consume plenty of water to keep hydrated.

* Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit
http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/wrh/whv/?Wfo=otx

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 911. A heat advisory means that a period
of hot temperatures is expected. The hot temperatures will 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.





 Record Report  Statement as of 1:00 am PDT on July 31, 2014


... Record temperatures recorded across the region...

A record high temperature of 103 degrees was tied at Wenatchee WA
pangborn field today. This ties the old record of 103 set in 2003.

The low temperature at Wenatchee Airport in the past 24 hours was 73
degrees. This sets the record for the warmest low temperature for
this date. The previous record of 71 degrees was set in 1998.
Records have been kept at this site since 1959.

A record high temperature of 104 degrees was tied at Omak Airport
today. The previous occurrence of 105 was in 2003.

The high temperature at Mullan Pass in the past 24 hours
was 81 degrees. This sets the record for the highest temperature
for this date. The previous record of 77 degrees was set in 2005.

The low temperature at Mullan Pass in the past 24 hours
was 67 degrees. This sets the record for the warmest low temperature
for this date. The previous record of 61 degrees was set in 2005.
Records have been kept at this site since 1938.

The low temperature at Spokane Airport in the past 24 hours was 68
degrees. This ties the record for the warmest low temperature for
this date. The previous record of 68 degrees was set in 1930.
Records have been kept at this site site since 1881.

The high temperature at Colville in the past 24 hours ending at 600
PM was 104 degrees. This sets the record for the highest temperature
for this period. The previous record of 103 degrees was set in 1929.
Records have been kept at this site since 1899.

The high temperature at Lind in the past 24 hours ending at 430 PM
was 103 degrees. This ties the record for the highest temperature
for this period. The previous record of 103 degrees was set in 1971.
Records have been kept at this site since 1931.



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