Weather & Travel Alerts Affecting Tualatin Valley
Excessive Heat Warning Sunday, August 13, to Thursday, August 17
The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory from 11 a.m. on Sunday August 13 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, August 17. This heat advisory affects Tualatin Valley and northwestern Oregon. Expect dangerously hot conditions with temperatures up in the low-100s Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius).
Washington County Health and Human Services has a map of local cooling centers and tips for avoiding heat exhaustion, dehydration and other effects. Check current weather conditions and advisories via the National Weather Service >>
During extreme temperatures, TriMet’s MAX light rail may be affected. MAX Orange and Green lines may be delayed once temperatures climb over 90 degrees. All MAX lines and WES will be delayed at 100 degrees. Read more >>>
Hot Weather resources and urgent updates will be posted at www.StayCoolWashingtonCounty.com.
Tips for Staying Cool
- Do outdoor activities early morning when it’s cooler and avoid strenuous activity in the heat of the day.
- Eat small, light meals.
- Never leave children or pets in cars.
- Wear a lifejacket and take other safety precautions in rivers and lakes. More information on water safety is available on the Red Cross webpage.
- Close blinds and curtains to keep sunlight out.
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