Gov. Kate Brown issued a state of emergency Tuesday for most of Oregon “due to extreme high temperatures causing a threat to life, health and infrastructure.”

Temperatures that could range above 100 degrees for the next six days have been forecast across the state. Bend Municipal Airport reached 102 degrees Tuesday, according to preliminary data from the National Weather Service.

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Wear a wet shirt to keep cool, in addition to drinking lots of water!

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