The Portland Housing Bureau has activated severe weather protocols for tonight (Tuesday, 11/11) and tomorrow night (Wednesday 11/12). Emergency shelters will be open and 211info is coordinating resources.
The National Weather Service forecasts low temperatures around 30 degrees and wind chill at 25 degrees and below after 5pm. It's predicted to be very windy with an east wind around 30mph, and gusts as high as 39mph beginning Tuesday, November 11th. On Wednesday, November 12th there is a chance of rain before 11pm, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain. The expected low temperature is 32, with wind chill below 25 degrees after 8pm.
Anyone seeking shelter should contact 211info by dialing 2-1-1. 211info will be available to identify shelter and warming center resources 24/7. Additionally, shelter information is available at www.211info.org.
Service providers who would like to update information about services they offer during Severe Weather Notices, call Troy Hammond at (503) 504-9867.