What better way to cool off than by taking a dip in the Molalla River at one of Canby's beautiful parks?

It's hot outside.

Like, really hot out. We're not talking about a "it's been 30 degrees all winter and now that springtime's first 60 degree day is here we're all melting" kind of hot; this is hot even for the Pacific Northwest.

The Willamette Valley, along with much of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, has been hit with a heat wave this week that is expected to bring temperatures close to 110 degrees this evening as well as Thursday evening. For at least the next week, temperatures are expected to remain with highs in the mid to upper 90s.

It's a good thing Canby folks have the beautiful Molalla River running right through town, as that's how some people choose to cool off. Check out some of our photos of people throughout the area cooling off at Wagon Wheel Park, Canby Community Park and Knights Bridge Park.

What are you doing to stay cool during the heat wave? Let us know in the comments.

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Photos by Kristen Wohlers and Conner Williams

Conner Williams
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