Man and Dog Safe After Crash Into Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A commercial truck driver and his dog are safe after his truck traveled off Highway 140 W, about six miles west of Klamath Falls, and went into the ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake Tuesday morning. Oregon State Police are still investigating the crash and the Oregon Department of Transportation is working on … Continue reading »

Wintry Mix Thurs. w/ Iso. Freezing Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION Overnight tonight temperatures will drop well below freezing for all inland areas with increasing clouds and areas of morning freezing fog in west side valleys. Fog may be dense and reduce visibility at times creating even more dangerous driving conditions than the already slick roads. Icy roads will be present the next few … Continue reading »

Police Train in Freezing Temperatures

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Shell casings fell to the snow as Medford Police officers spent hours training in 20 degree weather in an effort to gain experience in winter conditions. “Manual dexterity, it diminishes quite a bit the colder and colder it gets,” said Officer Paul Mellgren. Ice and sub-freezing temperatures impact everything from the … Continue reading »

Pipe Bursts at Retirement Community

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire fighters headed to a Medford retirement community Monday evening after the main water pipe at the Veranda Park Retirement Community burst, flooding the first floor. Officials said a significant amount of water came out before crews could shut it off. The burst happened in the ceiling of the living room and … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Cause Medford Streets to Close

MEDFORD, Ore. — While cars were sliding down East Main Street, Jeremy Withrow and his friend stepped up to lend a push to those who needed it. About a quarter inch of ice built up and some cars were trying to take a chance and drive down the hill. The slick roads caused cars to … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Supplies Fly Off Shelves

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Signs lead the way to I-5 over the Siskiyou Summit from exit 14.  Chains haven’t been required yet over the pass, but at gas stations at the last chance exit, they’re prepared for the first big freeze. “Not so soon in the season, but eventually. They’ll be rolling in,” said Valero … Continue reading »

ODOT Crews Ready for Winter Weather

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — Only a couple of inches of snow is expected to fall near the Siskiyou Summit early Saturday morning, but some plows are already mounted to some of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s big rigs. They’ll be in the second year of a program that will let them use salt to clear … Continue reading »

Coldest Night of the Season!

Saturday night is expected to be the coldest night of the season! Klamath Falls broke their record low Friday night of -2 by 3 degrees, dropping to 5 below!!!! Heading into these evening I am almost certain they will break a record again! Many locations east of the Cascades will approach and surpass records, dropping … Continue reading »

Fog & Ice To Start Thanksgiving

High pressure sits over the area which is stabilizing our atmosphere, calming winds and dropping temperatures and after a storm system moves through that’s the perfect set up to see fog. That’s what we’ll be dealing with across the area this morning is fog, areas of dense fog and in the colder spots (which aren’t … Continue reading »

Ice, Snow, Rain & Fog

Widespread dense freezing fog along the I-5 corridor as well as frost, snow and ice to start the day. Over the next couple of days driving conditions will be compromised, so leave time to drive slowly and safely and also time to defrost your windshield. Temperatures this morning got down below freezing even in the … Continue reading »

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