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Heat death toll at least 95 in Oregon alone

Oregon's governor says a Pacific Northwest heat wave has killed at least 95 people in that state alone. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown said Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation" that government officials warned people about the heat, dispersed water to vulnerable people and set up cooling stations.

Posted: Jul 4, 2021 2:33 PM
Updated: Jul 4, 2021 2:34 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's governor says a Pacific Northwest heat wave has killed at least 95 people in that state alone.

Democratic Gov. Kate Brown said Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation" that government officials warned people about the heat, dispersed water to vulnerable people and set up cooling stations.

Even so, Brown calls the death toll "absolutely unacceptable." Hundreds are believed to have died from the heat over the past week in the U.S. Northwest and southwestern Canada. Record temperatures included 116 degrees in Portland and 108 in Seattle.

The hot weather is headed east, with temperatures well above 100 forecast Sunday for parts of Idaho and Montana.

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Reported Deaths: 3594
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Grant7558
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Reported Deaths: 68019
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