04-18-2019  5:16 pm      •     
By The Skanner News
Published: 24 July 2018

heat advisory has been issued for the Portland metro region through Thursday, July 26, after the National Weather Service forecast suggested temperatures will remain in the mid-90s through the rest of this week. The hottest hours of the day in the Portland area will be between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Multnomah County will continue to open a cooling shelter at its East County building, located at 600 NE 8th St., in Gresham, Tuesday, July 24 through Thursday, July 26, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For information about the cooling center and transportation, contact 2-1-1

Check out the map of air-conditioned library branches, area pools and splash pads. Day centers serving neighbors experiencing homelessness will be open as they are most days of the year.

Updates on cooling shelter hours will be posted at Help When it’s Hot.

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