This graphic from the National Weather Service explains concerns with excessive heat.
ONTARIO – With hot temperatures lasting several more days, the National Weather Service is continuing its urgent warning of excessive heat that poses a threat to people and animals.
“The hot temperatures will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely,” the service said early Monday. “Drink plenty of liquids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.”
[See chart with symptoms below]
The weather service forecast high temperatures above 100 degrees through Wednesday. The Malheur County Fair opens Tuesday afternoon and runs through Saturday.
Ontario on Sunday recorded its sixth day in a row of temperatures hitting 100 degrees or more.
With three more days forecast to hit the . . .