Portland, OR (97205)

8:14 PM PDT on August 25, 2016 (GMT -0700)
Westerly, NW Portland | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Fire Weather Warning Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 223 ft 45.52 °N, 122.70 °W | Updated 14 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
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84.8 °F
Feels Like 83 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NNE

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Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Few 25000 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 52 °F
Humidity 32%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 8:00 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
METAR KPDX 260253Z 34006KT 10SM FEW080 FEW250 32/08 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP118 T03170083 56010
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Few 25000 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 52 °F
Humidity 32%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:24 AM 8:00 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
METAR KPDX 260253Z 34006KT 10SM FEW080 FEW250 32/08 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP118 T03170083 56010
A tropical disturbance pushing toward the Bahamas, is expected to develop into a tropical depression or storm, and will likely target Florida and the Gulf Coast this weekend into next week.

Right now, the disturbance remains a broad area of low pressure pushing through the Dominican Republic and Haiti, headed toward the southeast Bahamas. Rainfall totals over 3 inches (with locally higher amounts) are expected in HispaƱiola, particularly over elevated terrain.

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:17 PM PDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Friday for the
Willamette Valley... the lower Columbia River... the Columbia River
gorge... and the Upper Hood River Valley... ...

Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT Friday.

* Locations include: St. Helens... Hillsboro... Portland... Oregon
City... Gresham... Salem... McMinnville... Eugene... Springfield...
   Corvallis... Albany... Lebanon... Sandy... Estacada... Sweet
Home... Cottage Grove... ODell... Corbett... Hood River...
Longview... Kelso... Vancouver... Battle Ground... Washougal...
Toutle... Ariel... Lake Merwin... Cougar... Carson... Underwood

* high temperatures: 90 to 100.

* Impacts: the elderly... youth... and those without air
conditioning will be vulnerable to the heat. Those working
or exercising outdoors will be at an increased risk of
dehydration and heat-related illness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the
sunshine... and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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.

Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded
location. Heat stroke is an emergency... call 9 1 1.

Those seeking relief from the heat in the Ocean... Lakes... pools...
or rivers should be diligent about water safety. Wear a life
preserving Vest... maintain a good distance from moving boats...
and only swim to your abilities.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:41 PM PDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM PDT this evening
for dry and significantly unstable conditions for fire weather
zones or602... or603... or605... or606... or607... or608... wa602... wa604
and wa660...
... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 9 PM PDT Friday for
dry and significantly unstable conditions for fire weather zones
or602... or603... or605... or606... or607... or608... wa602... wa604 and
wa660...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a red flag
warning for dry and significantly unstable conditions... which is
in effect from 11 am to 9 PM PDT Friday.

* Affected area... in Oregon... fire weather zones 602... 603...
605... 606... 607 and 608. In Washington... fire weather zones
602... 604 and 660.

* Haines... mid level Haines 6 Thursday and Friday afternoons with
dry and unstable conditions.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 90s Friday afternoon in The
Lowlands.

* Impacts... fire starts will have the potential for rapid spread
from spotting and for plume dominated growth due to
instability.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong instability and low relative humidity can contribute to
extreme fire behavior.