Resources During Cold Weather

Find Resources for Cold Weather

As our county prepares for the upcoming cold weather, here are some resources for yourself, and your neighbors, to keep safe.

Cold-Weather Resources

SHELTER ACCESS

If you need access to a shelter:

IF ADDITIONAL COLD-WEATHER EVENTS OCCUR

Severe Weather Criteria: Multnomah County uses the following criteria to determine when conditions pose a danger to exposed, vulnerable people. Any one of the criteria below will result in a Severe Weather Notice if the conditions are forecasted to persist for four (4) hours or more during what would be severe weather shelter operating hours (8:30-6:30 am):

  • Forecasted temperature 25° F or below.
  • Forecasted snow accumulations of 1.0 inch or more sticking to the ground in most locations.
  • Forecasted temperature at or below 32° F (0° C) with rain of 1.0 inch or more overnight.