Extreme heat blamed for 116 deaths in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – More deaths in Oregon are being attributed to the latest heatwave.

Oregon State Police said as of June 30, 63 recent deaths may have been associated with historic high temperatures in the Pacific Northwest. By July 6, that number jumped to 107. The next day, nine more heat-related deaths were reported, bringing the total to 116.

The vast majority of the deaths were in Multnomah County, where the population isn’t used to extreme heat.

Investigators gave the following breakdown by county of suspected heat-related deaths:

Umatilla Male 47
Multnomah Male 55
Marion Male 46
Multnomah Male 58
Multnomah Male 44
Deschutes Male 64
Deschutes Male 60
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Female 94
Multnomah Female 97
Marion Male 67
Marion Male 64
Multnomah Male 73
Marion Male 62
Marion Male 56
Clackamas Female 73
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 78
Washington Male 84
Marion Male 74
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 76
Multnomah Female 81
Multnomah Male 87
Multnomah Female 79
Multnomah Female 53
Marion Male 61
Multnomah Female 63
Multnomah Male 83
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 57
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Female 69
Multnomah Female 89
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 53
Multnomah Female 68
Washington Male 52
Multnomah Male 81
Multnomah Male 80
Multnomah Female 90
Clackamas Female 74
Washington Male 69
Marion Male 71
Multnomah Male 69
Marion Male 62
Columbia Female 83
Clackamas Male 79
Multnomah Female 74
Multnomah Male 51
Multnomah Female 68
Multnomah Male 50
Marion Male 37
Multnomah Male 68
Washington Male 69
Washington Female 64
Multnomah Male 66
Multnomah Male 65
Clackamas Female 71
Multnomah Male 73
Multnomah Male 68
Marion Male 67
Multnomah Male 55
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 65
Marion Male 66
Multnomah Female 80
Multnomah Female 55
Multnomah Female 71
Linn Female 59
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 49
Clackamas Female 79
Clackamas Male 55
Clackamas Male 61
Multnomah Male 62
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Female 56
Washington Female 82
Multnomah Male 73
Washington Male 46
Polk Male 38
Multnomah Male 47
Multnomah Male 79
Clackamas Male 69
Multnomah Male 74
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Male 64
Multnomah Male 74
Multnomah Male 72
Multnomah Male 78
Clackamas Male 62
Washington Male 67
Multnomah Male 75
Multnomah Male 78
Union Male 63
Multnomah Male 62
Linn Male 82
Clackamas Male 66
Multnomah Male 60
Multnomah Female 57
Washington Female 83
Marion Female 74
Multnomah Female 64
Multnomah Male 60
Linn Male 72
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 67
Multnomah Male 61
Multnomah Male 70
Columbia Female 61

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