Banks, Environment, Weather

Officials urge caution with fire, outdoor activities as region enters heat wave

Washington County Fire Crews prepare to return home on Friday, June 25. Photo: OSFM

With record-breaking temperatures on the way this weekend, local health officials are urging Oregonians to take caution, and fire officials are urging people to not be the cause of a wildfire. 

The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued an “Excessive Heat Watch” Wednesday morning — now upgraded to an “Excessive Heat Warning” from Saturday at 10 a.m. to Monday at 11 p.m. — for almost the whole state of Oregon, including the entirety of Washington County. 

In Banks, the National Weather Service says that highs could reach 102 on . . .

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