Lower Columbia Basin of Washington
... Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening...
A heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening.
* Temperatures: highs today will be 100 to 106.
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.
... New daily record high temperatures for July 29th...
Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.
Station previous new records
record/year record began
*la grande(city), or 101 / 2003 101 (tied) 1887
pendleton(arpt), or 104 / 2003 104 (tied) 1934
Yakima,WA 102 / 2003 105 1909