Ask the Meteorologist: Earthquakes

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why don’t we get earthquakes like the other states?” Alexis W., Hillside Elementary Alexis asked this question quite a while ago but I decided to answer it given the recent discussion about earthquakes in the West. We all know after the past few months that even here in Oregon we can … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Holds Earthquake Forum

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is hosting an earthquake forum. The focus is on the Cascadia Subduction Zone. It’s believed earthquakes that take place along the fault line could be a Magnitude 9 or higher. You can learn about what to do to be ready at forums today and tomorrow. The first … Continue reading »

Oregon Residents Prepare for Earthquake

BROOKINGS, Ore. — Experts say the Southern Oregon coast may be overdue for a devastating earthquake. Yesterday Curry County residents met in Brookings for the Tsunami Road Show, a statewide disaster preparation class to learn what impact a natural disaster could have, and how to survive its after-effects. The earthquake risk comes from an offshore … Continue reading »