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Pacific Northwest bakes in record-breaking heat wave

Katherine Milton, originally of Juneau, Alaska, who is experiencing homelessness, cools off under a homemade cooling-off station and mist system that a neighbor set up in their front yard for people, especially those without homes, during the scorching weather in Seattle, Washington, June 28.   REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Katherine Milton, originally of Juneau, Alaska, who is experiencing homelessness, cools off under a homemade cooling-off station and mist system that a neighbor set up in their front yard for people, especially those without homes, during the...more

Katherine Milton, originally of Juneau, Alaska, who is experiencing homelessness, cools off under a homemade cooling-off station and mist system that a neighbor set up in their front yard for people, especially those without homes, during the scorching weather in Seattle, Washington, June 28. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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A digital sign shows a temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit during the scorching weather in Seattle, Washington, June 28. The cities of Portland and Seattle set new temperature records on Monday as the Pacific Northwest baked under a heatwave that has shut down much of daily life for residents.
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A digital sign shows a temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit during the scorching weather in Seattle, Washington, June 28. The cities of Portland and Seattle set new temperature records on Monday as the Pacific Northwest baked under a heatwave that...more

A digital sign shows a temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit during the scorching weather in Seattle, Washington, June 28. The cities of Portland and Seattle set new temperature records on Monday as the Pacific Northwest baked under a heatwave that has shut down much of daily life for residents. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. 

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People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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Long lines formed at public pools during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Long lines formed at public pools during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Long lines formed at public pools during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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People use dry ice to cool water and Gatorade due to an ice shortage during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

People use dry ice to cool water and Gatorade due to an ice shortage during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

People use dry ice to cool water and Gatorade due to an ice shortage during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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Isis Macadaeg, age 7, plays in a spray park at Jefferson Park during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

Isis Macadaeg, age 7, plays in a spray park at Jefferson Park during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

Isis Macadaeg, age 7, plays in a spray park at Jefferson Park during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey
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A young man naps in the shade during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A young man naps in the shade during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A young man naps in the shade during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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Bags of ice are seen in a shopping cart during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Bags of ice are seen in a shopping cart during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Bags of ice are seen in a shopping cart during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A notice is seen as a business chose to close early due to an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A notice is seen as a business chose to close early due to an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A notice is seen as a business chose to close early due to an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A man prays before going to sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27.  REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A man prays before going to sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A man prays before going to sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A 24-hour emergency cooling shelter operated by the Salvation Army at the Fisher Pavilion in the Seattle Center is fairly empty during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

A 24-hour emergency cooling shelter operated by the Salvation Army at the Fisher Pavilion in the Seattle Center is fairly empty during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

A 24-hour emergency cooling shelter operated by the Salvation Army at the Fisher Pavilion in the Seattle Center is fairly empty during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey
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People cool off in a public fountain during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

People cool off in a public fountain during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

People cool off in a public fountain during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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Hundreds flocked to public pools during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Hundreds flocked to public pools during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Hundreds flocked to public pools during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A movie theatre advertises air conditioning along with a movie during unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A movie theatre advertises air conditioning along with a movie during unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A movie theatre advertises air conditioning along with a movie during unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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Eddy Norby, who lives in an RV, talks with volunteers from the Salvation Army Northwest Division who gave him  bottled water during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

Eddy Norby, who lives in an RV, talks with volunteers from the Salvation Army Northwest Division who gave him  bottled water during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey

Eddy Norby, who lives in an RV, talks with volunteers from the Salvation Army Northwest Division who gave him  bottled water during a heat wave in Seattle, Washington, June 27. REUTERS/Karen Ducey
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People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A person pushes a shopping cart with ice bags while walking past a display of fans for sale during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A person pushes a shopping cart with ice bags while walking past a display of fans for sale during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A person pushes a shopping cart with ice bags while walking past a display of fans for sale during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A sign is seen outside a restaurant during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A sign is seen outside a restaurant during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A sign is seen outside a restaurant during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A man sleeps at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A man sleeps at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A man sleeps at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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A woman cools off in a public pool during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A woman cools off in a public pool during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

A woman cools off in a public pool during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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Temperatures hovered above 100 degrees Fahrenheit during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Temperatures hovered above 100 degrees Fahrenheit during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Temperatures hovered above 100 degrees Fahrenheit during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, June 27. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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