Lower Columbia and I - 5 Corridor in Cowlitz County

 Heat Advisory  Statement as of 10:00 am PDT on July 28, 2015

... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 9 PM PDT
Thursday for the lower Columbia and I-5 corridor in Cowlitz County...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am Wednesday to 9 PM PDT

* Timing: Wednesday through at least Thursday

* high temperatures: 90f to 95f.

* Low temperatures: around 60f.

* Locations include: St. Helens... Longview... Kelso

* impacts: do not leave children and pets unattended in

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 9 1 1.

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