NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON JULY 25 THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON JULY 29

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DOES NOT INCLUDE THE COASTLINE, AND NOT EXPECTING WARNING OR ADVISORY ON THE COAST WITH THIS HEAT EVENT
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE – National Weather Service Portland OR
236 PM PDT Sat Jul 23 2022
EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures of 95 to 99 likely. Temperatures between 100 and 103 possible.
* WHERE…Portions of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.
* WHEN…From Monday afternoon through Friday afternoon.
* IMPACTS…Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The hottest temperatures are expected Tuesday through Thursday. Considerable uncertainty surrounds temperatures on Friday and beyond. Overnight lows in the mid to upper 60s in urbanized areas will provide little relief for those without air conditioning.

AREAS: Coast Range of Northwest Oregon- Central Coast Range of Western Oregon-Lower Columbia-Greater Portland Metro Area-Central Willamette Valley-South Willamette Valley-Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-Northern Oregon Cascades-Cascade Foothills in Lane County-Cascades in Lane County-Upper Hood River Valley-Western Columbia River Gorge-Central Columbia River Gorge-South Washington Cascades-Willapa Hills-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County- Greater Vancouver Area-South Washington Cascade Foothills-Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit, Lees Camp, Trask, Grande Ronde, Burnt Woods, Tidewater, Swisshome, Veneta, St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro, Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, Lebanon, Sandy, Estacada, Silver Falls State Park, Sweet Home, Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass, Vida, Jasper, Lowell, Cottage Grove, McKenzie Pass, McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge, Willamette Pass, Parkdale, Odell, Corbett, Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River, Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center, Mount St. Helens, Wind River Valley, Willapa, Frances, Ryderwood, Longview, Kelso, Castle Rock, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, Amboy, Toutle, Ariel, Lake Merwin, Yale Lake, Cougar, North Bonneville, Stevenson, Carson, and Underwood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Be prepared to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives
and neighbors.
Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

For more information from the National Weather Service visit https://weather.gov/portland