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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Another Heat Wave

Another multi-day heat wave will begin Wednesday.  The hottest day of the summer so far is possible on Thursday.

PRIMARY AREAS IMPACTED:  Lowland locations AWAY from the coast…i.e. the Willamette Valley and Columbia River Gorge.

IMPACTS:  High temperatures 95-100F.  Low temperatures in the low to mid 60s may provide some relief to those without air conditioning.  Fire danger will rise and may be especially high across Lane, Linn, Marion & Clackamas Counties where less rain fell this past weekend.

TIMING:  Wednesday through Friday.  The hottest temperatures in the next week will likely be on Thursday.

UNCERTAINITIES:  90s may persist over the weekend and possibly even into early next week.  The hottest temperatures over the weekend and early next week will likely be over the southern half of the Willamette Valley and in the central Columbia River Gorge.  Temperatures over the weekend and early next week should NOT be as hot as Wednesday through Friday of this week.

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