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Pacific Northwest Faces Another Heat Wave with Triple-Digit Temperatures

HeadlineAug 12, 2021

In the United States, the Pacific Northwest faces another major heat wave, with three days of triple-digit temperatures expected in Portland. Temperatures in western Oregon could hit 25 degrees above normal. A New York Times investigation found the record-shattering heat wave that hit Oregon and Washington in June may have led to about 600 deaths — three times official estimates of the death toll. 

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