Portland, Oregon, West Coast discussed on WBZ Morning News
Where you get your news. W B Z news radio Good morning. It's eight o'clock under the hazy sunshine here in Boston, and we're starting to warm up 54 degrees right now, and we'll get to the mid sixties later on. The news at eight is sponsored by Awakened 1 80 Weight loss. Thank you for being with us today. I'm Jeff Brown. And here's what's happening. Yeah, there is a hint of fall in the air is summer starts to slip away, and BBC TV meteorologist Eric Fisher says. Or something else in the upper sixties bright skies When we don't have a veil of smoke moving overhead, generally middle topper sixties A couple of warm spots may just touch 70. That's right. The haze we see is actually smoke from the West Coast wild fires. We saw that yesterday. It's likely to be a feature for the next couple of days as well. And those wildfires out on the Pacific Northwest have been killing at least three dozen people. CBS News correspondent Laura Podesta is following the blaze My God and Inferno 40 miles south of Portland, Oregon, cores and trucks and acres of land in Malala up in flames as two wildfires merge the convention center in Portland is now being prepared as a mass shelter. Many Oregon communities already disproportionately suffering from the impacts of Koven, 19 or the flooding and New Mattila earlier this year now face Even more hardship among cities with the world's worst air quality. Portland now ranks second Seattle in San Francisco, Also in the top five. Evacuations have also reached Idaho and portions of Oregon. Wildfires have reached areas in that state that have been untouched for decades. From the West Coast to the Gulf Coast. Forecasters are watching another hurricane as it gets ready for impact. This one is named Sally, and it's been spending her recent time gathering strength and slowing down. Threatens to make landfall later today, with the worst of the wrath headed towards Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. ABC meteorologist Ginger Zee is in Alabama and says some parts of the region could see winds topping 100 miles an hour and more than 2 FT. Of rain. When people start saying, Oh, it's not climate change its land management. Oh, it's not climate change. It's what we did with the levees in the river. It's all of it. And I think accepting that and then doing everything we possibly can.