Critical Fire Weather Conditions & Public Safety Power Shutoffs
Dear Members of Multifamily NW,
Recent alerts from the National Weather Service, Oregon Department of Forestry and local utilities have gone out advising the public to a multitude of risks related to weather and wildfire.
We urge members to stay tuned in to these communications channels to stay apprised of additional actions needed around an emergency situation:
Local power utilities: Local utilities will contact their customers in case of emergency for what are known as public safety power shutoff. You can get a broad overview of current alerts here in Oregon and Washington:
Oregon Department of Forestry: Northwest Oregon forests moving to extreme fire danger, additional public use restrictions in place
National Weather Service: This page shows alerts currently in effect for Oregon and is normally updated every two-three minutes.
We urge everyone to stay alert and stay tuned into these communications channels to stay apprised of the most pressing updates.