WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front is beginning to bring showers to the area and even a few snow flurries to the Grants Pass area. As the front continues to push through the region the chance for rain moves inland, and that includes the threat for localized areas of freezing rain this evening and overnight, mainly … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — There is just about a week left for NewsWatch 12′s Annual Toy and Food Drive and although the donations have been pouring in, we still need some help. You can’t go wrong with Polly Pocket, My Little Pony, and Disney Princesses. Check out remote control cars, action figures, Legos and Hot Wheels. … Continue reading »
PHOENIX, Ore. — After an entire week of canceled classes, many Southern Oregon school districts finally returned to class on Thursday. Medford already returned to school on Wednesday with surprisingly high attendance, and many other district are experiencing the same thing Thursday. Schools in the Phoenix-Talent, Ashland, Eagle Point and Central Point Districts resumed classes … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Just when roads across Southern Oregon were starting to clear up, freezing rain is now moving in, but road crews are looking ahead and preparing now. Driving in Southern Oregon these days has been a challenge for most. Drivers are dealing with snow, ice and now the threat of localized freezing rain. On … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — This year is Bi-Mart’s first year participating in the Holiday Toy and Food Drive. In the video above, they discuss why they wanted to be part of this drive and the community response.
MEDFORD, Ore. — The NewsWatch12 Holiday Toy and Food Drive is underway. This year, with a shorter holiday shopping season, and cold weather keeping people from those donation bins, help is needed more than ever. Captain Martin Cooper from the Salvation Army talks with NewsWatch12 about meeting this year’s need.
MEDFORD, Ore. — Your donations make a real difference on Christmas morning – a Christmas morning which, without your donation, would mean nothing or next to nothing under the tree. NewsWatch12 spoke with one family who will be benefiting this year because of your help. See more in the video above.
Ask the Meteorologist Why are the high and low temperatures around Brookings always about the same? Matthew Grigsby, RCC The main influence on coastal climates is the body of water that borders them. For the Oregon Coast, this is the Pacific Ocean. Although West Side Valleys are fairly close to the ocean, in terms of … Continue reading »
WEATHER DISCUSSION Visbilities are between 0 & 5 miles across the forecast area, a result of dense fog and also poor air quality. A dense fog advisory is in place for areas west of the Cascades through 10 o’clock this morning. Also in place is an air stagnation advisory. An approaching front today though, … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Biff is our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week! He is a 4-year-old Queensland/Heeler Border Collie mix from the Jackson County Animal Shelter. He’s been at the shelter for about a month and the Train-to-Adopt Program at the shelter has lead him to learn to sit, lay down and shake! The Shelter … Continue reading »