Multnomah County Declares State Of Emergency For Possible Snow, Plans To Open 4 Severe Weather Shelters

PORTLAND, Ore. – With the chance of up to 3 inches of snow tonight in the Portland-metro area, Multnomah County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson has declared a state of emergency that will start at 6 p.m..

The County will open four severe weather shelters at 8 p.m. They are at:

A limited number of severe weather beds are also opening at an existing all-year shelter:

The County’s “Care for When It’s Cold” site at will post shelter hours, locations and any updates as conditions change.

No one seeking shelter will be turned away.

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