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Portland records hottest day ever amid brutal heat wave in Northwest

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Searing heat is expanding on both coasts, placing 55 million people under heat warnings and advisories. In Portland, Oregon, the all-time high was just shattered for two days in a row as the temperature hit 112 degrees. NBC’s Guad Venegas reports from Portland, and TODAY’s Al Roker forecasts how long the sizzling heat will last.