Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
Currently, Oregon as a whole rarely experiences dangerous heat days. By 2050, the state is projected to see nearly 10 such days a year.
More than 100,000 people living in Oregon are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
Oregon is projected to see an increase in severity of widespread summer drought of approximately 50 percent by 2050.
A Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically.
Wildfires often cause the worst air pollution days of the year.
More than 1.2 million people living in Oregon, or 33 percent of the state's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.
In Oregon, there are nearly 160,000 people living in areas at an elevated risk of inland flooding.
Today, Oregon has 9,000 people at risk of coastal flooding. By 2050, an additional 7,000 people are projected to be at risk due to sea level rise.
Type a coastal place name in Oregon and find local projections, maps and potential impacts on people, infrastructure, and much more with our interactive tool.
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