Banks, Health, Weather

National Weather Service issues ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ for Banks area beginning Thursday

A map of the region from the National Weather Service showing some of the border of the Excessive Heat Watch (in red). Map courtesy NWS

The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued an “Excessive Heat Watch” for much of the Willamette Valley and surrounding areas beginning Thursday and extending through Saturday evening.

The NWS said that dangerously high temperatures between 97 and 102 degrees could be reached, and urged residents to prepare for the temperatures. 

While the area covered by the heat watch includes the entirety of the Banks city limits, the western edge of the affected region ends in Manning about 50 feet east of Blue Jay's Family Restaurant and Bar, according to the National . . .

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