A Cooler & Clear Fourth!

The high pressure that has brought us these hot and humid conditions with afternoon thunderstorms is pushing east as a trough pushes into the Pacific Northwest. This will not only push the thunderstorm threat east, confining any storms to Lake and Modoc counties, but will also ushering drier air from the west. This means that … Continue reading »

Ashland Increases Security for Parade

ASHLAND, Ore. — A lot of Fourth of July events are planned around Southern Oregon but violent events across the country are impacting our region’s preparations. In light of the April bombing at the Boston Marathon, many police departments are stepping up security. Crews were out earlier today in Ashland posting signs like no parking … Continue reading »

4th of July with Red, White & Boom

MEDFORD, Ore. — Before the “boom” in Red, White and Boom, the scene of Southern Oregon’s biggest fireworks show is quiet. But organizers say, it won’t last long. “We were out here at 5 a.m. and we’ll do that all day today, and again tomorrow just to make sure 12,000 people have a great fourth … Continue reading »

Emigrant Lake Filling up Quickly

EMIGRANT LAKE, Ore. — Parks in Jackson County are looking forward to the holiday weekend. Officials say hot weather coming in during a holiday weekend means the parks will be busy. Some campsites are already completely booked, while others have a few spaces left, but those few spaces are rented out on a first come … Continue reading »