Volunteers Help Check On Seniors

MEDFORD, Ore. — Food & Friends delivers about 900 meals a day to residents of Jackson and Josephine counties with about 700 of those being seniors. With winter temperatures now hitting Southern Oregon, the volunteers also do a quick safety check during their visit to make sure their clients are warm during the winter. Food … Continue reading »

Schools Without AC Struggle to Stay Cool

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The hot weather is making it difficult for kids to stay cool during outdoor recess but for some southern Oregon schools they face that challenge inside the classroom. Several schools with the Grants Pass School District do not have air-conditioning systems. Highland Elementary School is one of five schools in the district that are … Continue reading »

Hot & Dry Weather is Ongoing

The heat continues as this next work week begins. High temperatures are going to remain in the upper 90′s and triple digits for the Rogue Valley & Siskiyou County today. Sunny skies will also continue this afternoon, but by tomorrow we will begin to see the impacts from a disturbance to our south that will … Continue reading »

Last Day Before Extreme Heat

Enjoy the weather today, because it’s going to be getting brutally hot beginning tomorrow. High pressure will settle into the Desert Southwest and expand across the entire western half of the country. This is going to bump our temperatures into the upper 90′s and triple digits for as many as five days in a row. … Continue reading »

Construction Crews Bearing the Heat

MEDFORD, Ore. — The heat wave is not stopping construction crews who work outside no matter what the weather. They’re staying cool by planning their day around the heat, and of course staying hydrated. We caught up with the construction manager who says they do most of their work in the morning before the heat … Continue reading »

Medford Pool Opens For The Summer

MEDFORD, Ore. — Swimmers had to wait just a bit longer before they could hit the pool this summer because of the make-up school day in the Medford School District. This is the third year the Jackson Aquatic Center has been the only public pool open after the Hawthorne Aquatic Center closed down. Since then … Continue reading »

Sunny & Cooler to Start the Week

We are beginning to see a change in this hot & dry weather pattern that has been sitting over the region the last five days or so. Afternoon highs are going to be nearly 10 degrees cooler than Sunday. Brookings this morning has a 24 hour temperature difference of 24 degrees. Gradual cooling will continue … Continue reading »

Another Hot Day in Store

  The thermal trough that has developed as a result of the high pressure ridge over the NW, brought an offshore wind flow this afternoon to the Coast. The 1940 afternoon high record of 86 degrees was easily surpassed in Brookings as temperatures rose to 95 at the Airport! There are other reports of even … Continue reading »

Sunny & Hot Thursday

High pressure still sits over the area. Temperatures warmed into the mid 90’s in Medford Wednesday afternoon. The quite, but hot & dry weather is not forecasted to change in the coming days. Clear skies are going to continue into the coming days. As a thermal trough begins developing and lifting north, an offshore flow … Continue reading »