PORTLAND, Ore. Portland firefighters handed out water to the homeless and residents of the normally cool city flocked to cooling shelters as the U.S. Pacific Northwest baked for a third day on Friday under an oppressive heat wave.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (Reuters) -A swiftly spreading wildfire raged through drought-parched timber and brush in south-central Oregon for a ninth day on Wednesday, threatening nearly 2,000 homes and displacing hundreds of residents with little sign of slowing, officials said. | Video
PORTLAND, Ore (Reuters) -The U.S. West endured a fourth day of scorching heat on Monday as temperatures again threatened to shatter records, major wildfires burned nearly unchecked in drought-stricken Oregon and power grids strained under the pressure. | Video
VANCOUVER/PORTLAND (Reuters) -A heatwave that smashed all-time high temperature records in western Canada and the U.S. Northwest has left a rising death toll in its wake as officials brace for more sizzling weather and the threat of wildfires.
VANCOUVER/PORTLAND, June 30 The worst heat wave
on record that has scorched much of Canada's western territories
and the U.S. Northwest eased slightly on Wednesday but officials
still braced for more record temperatures and the threat of
PORTLAND, Ore. Coastal residents of the Pacific Northwest, punished by three days of record-breaking heat, got relief as temperatures fell dramatically and cooler breezes blew in from the Pacific Ocean.
PORTLAND, Ore., June 29 Residents of Pacific
Northwest states punished by three days of record-breaking heat
got welcome relief on Tuesday as temperatures dropped
dramatically across the region and cooler breezes blew in from
the Pacific Ocean.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) -The cities of Portland and Salem in Oregon, and Seattle in Washington set new temperature records on Monday as the Pacific Northwest baked under a heatwave that has shut down much of daily life for residents.
PORTLAND, Ore., June 28 Temperatures were
expected to shatter records in the Pacific Northwest again on
Monday, bringing the city of Portland to a standstill as
residents hunkered down in air conditioned homes or cooling
PORTLAND, Ore. Temperatures soared on Sunday to an all-time high of 112 degrees Fahrenheit in Oregon's largest city as a record heat wave blistered the Pacific Northwest, sparking a run on ice and air-conditioners, while forcing many restaurants and bars to close. | Video