Beaverton, Hillsboro To Open Cooling Centers At Libraries Sunday (Latest News)

The Beaverton City Library is making preparations to launch an after-hours cooling center on Sunday evening, August 7, in anticipation of yet another day of scorching temperatures over the course of the upcoming weekend.

Maximum temperatures during the daytime According to those who forecast the weather, the temperature on Sunday will come close to 100 degrees.

This heat comes on the heels of a heat wave that swept through western Oregon the previous week, bringing with it temperatures in the mid-to-high-90s and low-100s for several consecutive days.

At the Hidden Creek Community Center, which can be found at 5100 N.E. Hidden Creek Dr., the Brookwood Library, which can be found at 2859 NE Brookwood Pkwy.

Additionally, water stations will be installed at Shute Park and in the downtown area of Hillsboro at the intersection of Second Avenue and Main Street.

Anyone who is looking to escape the heat can stay as late as 9 o'clock in the evening, by which time the intensity of the day's heat should be diminishing.

During the day, the Beaverton Main Library and the Murray Scholls Branch Library, which may be found at 12375 S.W. Fifth St. and 11200 S.W. Murray Scholls Place, respectively, are respectively designated as cooling centers.