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What we learned from the historic PNW heatwave and how we can be prepared for future heat events.

It's been two weeks since a historic heatwave shattered temperature records in Oregon. Officailly, 83 people died from the oppressive heat, but the real number could be dozens more. First responders and disaster planning experts say Oregon was not prepared. We find out what we can do to get ready for the next one.

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