Sunscreen: Yes even here in the Pacific Northwest where the sun has been something of a rarity so far this year, it will be important to remember to protect yourself from the harmful rays of the sun.
Water: As temps rise, it becomes ever so more important to keep yourself hydrated. Heat Exhaustion can easily lead to Heat Stroke.
More Heat Safety Tips
If you are taking to the waters:
Life preservers: It was reported on the news last night, and on their Facebook page the NWS of Portland just posted about it today, that although the temps are on the rise, the temps of the rivers still hovers around 60 degrees. This along with the currents can make for a dangerous situation. Along with never swimming alone, take a few safety precautions in keeping yourself safe.
So bring on the sun! Bring on the Heat! Just remember as with everything a little precaution and preparedness can help you enjoy summer here in the Pacific Northwest safely.