Monday, December 07, 2009

Severe Weather Alert extended for Monday December 7th!

The City of Portland has extended the weekend's Severe Weather Alert through Monday night, 12/7/09. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures on Monday evening to drop to 20°F to 24°F with winds of 14-17 mph. Little precipitation is expected, but wind chills will be hazardous. Anyone seeking shelter should contact the 211 Winter Shelter Line (503) 721-1500 for information about available shelter and warming center resources. The hotline will be available between 8:00AM and 10:00PM. The Red Cross Emergency Warming Center will be open again tonight at the Foursquare Church and please note the opening of an additional Warming Center in Gresham.

Red Cross Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center @ Portland Foursquare Church
1302 Ankeny Street, (near 13th Avenue in Inner SE), Portland
Hours: 9:00 PM - 7:00 AM, check-in on site
Serves: Families, single adults, and youths; Pets allowed; some space for carts; accessible location (main floor) TriMet Routes: One block south of 13th and Sandy, served by the #12, 19, and 20 bus routes.

City of Gresham Emergency Warming Center
1st Baptist Church
224 W. Powell
Gresham OR 97030
Grshaam Warming Center has opened for the nights of Monday December 7th, Tuesday December 8th and Wednesday December 9th.
Hours: 8pm to 8am, check in on site
Serves: Adult individuals.

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