The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for various parts of the region. High wind and dry conditions are expected from 11 AM Friday to 5 PM Saturday. This will increase the risk of wildfire. PGE has issued Public Safety Power Shutoffs in some high-risk areas in order to minimize wildfire risk (view a map of active shutoffs). Wind-caused power outages can happen anywhere.
- Prepare your pets for emergencies
- Sign up for emergency alerts and know how to stay informed.
- Gather supplies and make plans for a potential power outage - charge your cell phone and essential medical equipment
- Know how to prepare for wildfire and smoke and possible evacuation- learn what the evacuation levels mean
- More guidance and current information from Multnomah County about resource centers, and public safety