Medford Airport Conducts Fog Seeding

MEDFORD, Ore. — Travelers experiencing delays at the airport Saturday morning were able to continue with travel plans after fog seeding operations. The Rogue Valley has been experiencing freezing fog conditions this winter, resulting in a low visibility for planes to take off and land. The current fog seeding operation involves a helium filled balloon … Continue reading »

Fog Creating Issues for Air Travelers

SEATTLE, Wash. — Heavy fog like that impacting the Rogue Valley this week is also disrupting services along the West Coast. Fog diverted flights heading into Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport late Tuesday night. According to officials, Four commercial flights had to be diverted, three of which landed at Boeing Field, where visibility was better.The 4th plane … Continue reading »

Medford Airport Continues Fog Seeding

MEDFORD, Ore. — The dense fog is hanging around the airport for another day… prompting another day of fog seeding. The Rogue Valley International Airport announced Friday morning that it will be sending out its fog seeding balloon to clear the skies for flights, which will make for slippery sidewalks and roadways around the area. … Continue reading »

Fog Seeding at Medford Airport

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some thick early morning fog caused a few delays at the Medford Airport on Thursday, but workers conducted fog seeding to improve the visibility. Four flights from Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Salt Lake City were delayed Thursday morning. Airport workers sent up their fog-seeding balloon early this morning, which improved visibility … Continue reading »