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Tualatin Library to act as cooling center over hot weekend
This story has been updated from its original version.
The Tualatin Public Library is extending weekend hours to serve as a cooling center in response to the excessive heat warning issued for this Saturday and Sunday by the National Weather Service.
The library, located at 18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave., will be open until 8 p.m. both days. Water will also be provided on-site.
Daytime high temperatures are expected to reach as high as 100 degrees in parts of the Portland area this weekend.
Washington County has designated a number of cooling centers, including locations in Beaverton and Hillsboro.
Cooling centers have also been designated in Clackamas and Multnomah counties. Among them is the Wilsonville Public Library, located at 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Rd., which will stay open until 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday if temperatures hit 100 degrees, The Times' media partner KOIN 6 News reported.
A list of Portland-area cooling centers is available on KOIN's website.
Editor's note: This story has been updated with information on Washington County cooling centers.