The National Weather Service forecasts overnight lows between 12° and 24° F, lower with wind chill, for the evenings of Thursday, December 5th, Friday, December 6th, Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th, 2013.
Anyone seeking shelter should contact 211info, reached 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/winter-news.
The Father’s Heart Street Ministry will be open as an extreme cold/severe weather Warming Shelter tonight. They will also be open consecutive nights as the weather and temps dictate and temperatures fall to freezing and below.
They are located at 603 12th street in Oregon City. Take the #79 bus to the Oregon City Transit center on Main street and walk 3 blocks to 12th & Washington.
From Washington County Department of Housing Services:
Very cold air is forecasted for our area beginning late Monday and
throughout the week, with daytime high temperatures averaging 32 degrees
and evening temperatures dipping into the teens (17 degrees).
Washington County's Severe Weather Shelter Response Plan is activating
additional shelter sites to provide meals and overnight shelter
accommodations to homeless individuals and families.