Heat advisory for Portland metro area

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A cyclists rests on a Portland-area sidewalk Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, as temperatures rose above 80 degrees and even into the 90s in cities along the Interstate 5 corridor. (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was unseasonable hot weather Wednesday in Oregon.

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for high temperatures in the 90s in the Portland-Vancouver metro area and along the Interstate 5 corridor through Eugene. That head advisory doesn’t expire until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Forecasters expect temperatures in the 80s the rest of the week. That’s even with morning marine clouds pushing through the coastal gaps Thursday and Friday.

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– The Associated Press contributed much of the above report.

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