Family Rescued After Driveway Flooded

TALENT, Ore. — A family in Talent is safe after getting trapped in their home after water washed out their driveway. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the house in Talent on Friday afternoon. Deputies found that debris had clogged a culvert causing a flood. Search and rescue volunteers used an ATV with tracks … Continue reading »

Flooding Rages as Storm Moves Through

MEDFORD, Ore. — Crews are having a busy Friday  as active weather is causing flooding and downed trees in Southern Oregon. Ashland Fire and Rescue are responding to a downed tree on Tolman Creek Road. The large tree has fallen on a vehicle on the property. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch … Continue reading »

Water Levels Rise

LOST CREEK LAKE, Ore. – The Rogue Valley experiences one of its highest rainfall totals in 50 years and it has officials hoping to prevent flooding. The National Weather Service says in the past week, Southern Oregon has received a quarter of the amount they normally get in a whole year. Officials at Lost Creek … Continue reading »

Water Levels Rising In Southern Oregon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Several areas in Southern Oregon have had record rainfall and the storm door is still open. It’s causing potential issues for drivers and businesses. A National Weather Service hydrologist, Spencer Higginson, told NewsWatch12 that Roseburg, Medford and Mount Shasta saw a record breaking number of rainfall yesterday. This rain is impacting … Continue reading »

Storm Causes Flooding In Brookings

BROOKINGS, Ore. – Some places in Brookings have seen as much as 10 inches of rain in the past 24 hours. The downpour caused the Chetco River to flood over the bank and left feet of water in the At Rivers Edge RV Resort early Tuesday morning. Some residents say they don’t have flood insurance … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain, High Water In Josephine Co.

SELMA, Ore. – The rain storm on Tuesday had many in Josephine County running high. Much of the major changes observed were in the Illinois Valley. In some smaller creeks, the water was actually coming up over its banks. In Selma, Zachary Robinson says the creek just out back of his veterinary clinic ran over … Continue reading »

City Workers Busy With Flooded Roads

MEDFORD, Ore. – Standing water on roads kept city workers in the Rogue Valley busy on Tuesday. The city of Medford’s Public Works Department is doing routine work to keep standing water off of the roadways. Crews have responded to about half a dozen reports of flooded roadways so far as of Tuesday afternoon. The … Continue reading »