The sun near Mountaindale on July 31, 2017. The sun is widely considered a significant contributing factor to high temperatures. Photo: Chas Hundley
PORTLAND - The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the greater Portland metro region, including Banks and some portions of western Washington County, which goes into effect from 8:00 a.m. Sunday, July 26 to 9:00 p.m. Monday, July 27.
Temperatures between 95 degrees and 102 degrees are expected in portions of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon, and the NWS forecast warns the hot temperatures could cause heat-related illnesses.
The NWS recommends drinking plenty of fluids and staying out of the sun in an air-conditioned home or space if possible. Checking up on relatives and neighbors is recommended as well, and the agency also says no one should . . .
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