- The Pacific Northwest is facing a dangerous heat wave, with temperatures hitting above 110.
- Cities in this region have the lowest rates of air conditioning in the country.
- Email [email protected] and show us how hot it is in your home.
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The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat warnings for Washington, Oregon, and parts of Idaho until 8 p.m. on Thursday, and temperatures are expected to peak until Tuesday.
Only 44% of homes in Seattle are air-conditioned. Oregon dropped its COVID-19 capacity limits at swimming pools to help residents stay cool.
How hot is it in your home? Send us a photo of your home’s thermostat to [email protected], and feel free to tell us how you’re keeping cool in the extreme heat. Are you taking ice baths, finding refuge in apartment lounges with sacred AC? We want to know.