Severe Weather Shelters and Warming Centers

Severe Weather Shelters and Warming Centers are open to the public at various times during the winter months. 
Shelters and Warming Centers will be listed here, by county, based on the information shared with 211info by the shelter providers.
Opening hours are based on specific counties' and individual agencies' criteria.

If there is a shelter that is not listed, please email

Last update: Thursday, September 27, 2018


Multnomah County

Shelter information provided below is in partnership with Multnomah County and the Joint Office of Homeless Services

The criteria used to determine a Severe Weather Notice in Multnomah County and the corresponding opening of emergency warming centers are:
Temperatures forecast at 25°F or below OR
Forecasts predict at least an inch of snow in most areas OR
Overnight temperatures forecast at 32°F or below, with at least an inch of driving rain OR
Other conditions, including severe wind chills or extreme temperature fluctuations

To sign up for Multnomah County Severe Weather email alerts, click HERE

To sign up and receive text alerts when severe weather is called in Multnomah County, text the word PDXSHELTER to 898211