Public Works Watching Water Levels

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Public works employees in areas with flood risks are getting ready for rain and rising river levels. They say the dry weather leading up to these storms has helped them prepare. The Josephine County Public Works Supervisor says employees have been out clearing downed tree limbs and clearing culverts in recent … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon Facing Low Water Levels

MEDFORD, Ore. — Water levels in Southern Oregon lakes are several feet below average. Medford is coming out of the driest calendar year on record and more rain is needed before lake levels return to normal. Right now, Lost Creek Lake is 4 feet down from average and Applegate Lake is about 25 feet below … 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 »