“Excessive Heat” Coming to Columbia Basin Starting Sunday
The National Weather Service says we're about to get a very hot blanket of air coming Sunday, August 16.
After a 'warm up' of 98 Saturday, the following warning was issued by the NWS:
EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures up to 108 degrees possible. * WHERE...Portions of central, south central and southeast Washington and central, north central and northeast Oregon. * WHEN...From Sunday morning through Tuesday evening. *Lows will be mild and not allow much relief from heat, or for it do dissipate, likely around low 70's. --temps expected to drop back into low 90's come Wednesday and Thursday.