Summertime in the Yakima Valley.

Mother Nature is going to be cranking up the heat this week.

Heat Advisory is in Effect for Yakima and Central Washington

Be prepared to stay cool this week in the Yakima Valley as temperatures will sore above 100 degrees. The National Weather Service office in Pendleton, Oregon has issued a Heat Advisory for the following areas of Washington, the Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington, Simcoe Highlands, Kittitas Valley, and Yakima Valley. In Oregon, Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Oregon.

The warning is issued beginning Wednesday, August 17th at 11 am until Friday, August 19th until 11 am. NOAA recommends that you should:

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

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