Preparations are underway and Multnomah County is already getting cooling supplies to people who need help in the heat.
PORTLAND, Ore. — It was sunny and hot in Portland on Friday — but the heat was expected to really turn on the second half of the coming weekend, getting into dangerous territory.
That has Multnomah County’s emergency management department moving water and other supplies from its warehouse to outreach partners. It’s an effort to help vulnerable people, like those who are homeless and those living in housing without air conditioning, before the heat hits.
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