The National Weather Service issued a heat warning Tuesday as temperatures are forecast to reach the high 90s beginning today, Aug. 7 and lasting through Thursday.
Multnomah County will open a cooling shelter at the East County Building in Gresham on Tuesday, Aug. 7 through Thursday, Aug. 9. The shelter, at 600 NE 8th St #300, Gresham, will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For information about the cooling center, contact 2-1-1 info. Transportation assistance is available to those in need.
Day centers serving neighbors experiencing homelessness will be open as they are most days of the year.
A heat warning of prolonged hot temperatures could be dangerous for older adults, children and people who work outside. If you work or spend time outside: