Cold Weather Doesn’t Cancel Recess

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — As cold winter temperatures continue to greet children at Riverside Elementary in Grants Pass, students need to bundle up before hitting the play ground. Temperatures on Monday morning were the coldest so far this year in the Rogue Valley and in Grants Pass, temperatures dipped into the low 20’s and even … Continue reading »

Weather Service Testing Simplified Alert

MEDFORD, Ore. — Winter weather watches, warnings, advisories all carry a different meaning with them but the National Weather Service is testing a new system that would clear up any confusion with the terms. Medford is one of 26 locations nation wide and one of only six in the west to test the new system. … Continue reading »

Recent Rainy Weather Not Impacting Pears

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Rogue Valley went months without rain during this past summer, but in the last month, heavy rains and now winter weather have hit southern Oregon. Local pear orchardist and owner of Hubler Orchards, Gary Hubler, said right now it is pruning season. Hubler said his workers are ready to go, but … Continue reading »

Officials Waiting For The Next Storm

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Rivers and streams around the area are going back down following the weekend soaking we received across the region. At Grants Pass, the Rogue River reached nearly 42,000 cubic feet per second by Sunday afternoon. As of Monday, it’s way down, and logs and other debris are high up on the … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding

GOLD HILL, Ore. – This weekend’s heavy rains also hit Jackson County hard, causing flooding in some places. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Medford say the storm that stretched from Thursday to Sunday ranks 14th all-time with rainfall totaling more than 4 inches. Heavy rains caused heavy flooding in parts of Jackson County. … Continue reading »

OSP Respond To Flooding On Oregon Coast

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — Police and emergency crews are keeping busy on the Oregon coast responding to weather-related problems. Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are assisting ODOT and Curry County-area law enforcement with flooding problems and traffic-related concerns along the Southern Oregon coast. Some roads in the Curry County-area are blocked due to flooding. Emergency … Continue reading »

Meteorologist Release Weather Balloons

MEDFORD, Ore. – Forecasters across the country are following a storm that could hit the Nation’s Capital by the first of next week. The storm could impact millions of Americans, in some of the countries biggest cities, so meteorologists across the country are beefing up resources to make sure they get it right, even asking … Continue reading »

One More Sunny Day

We have one more sunny to day ahead, although Friday will begin with fog for some valley locations. Friday also has the potential to cool low enough for certain areas to freeze, so a Freeze Warning will be up. Fog is the other variation to the clear sky, but even in foggy areas the day … Continue reading »

Dry Weather Continues in Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — It has been months since the Rogue Valley has seen any significant rainfall. Farmers in Southern Oregon have had to rely on other ways to water their crops. “It has indeed been a dry season, but we really haven’t had an adverse impact on the crop because we get irrigation water through Talent … Continue reading »

Cool night ahead, sunny tomorrow

Thursday morning is going to look and feel pretty familiar: cool morning temperatures, with sunshine on the way to warm things up again above average in most locations away from the coast. High pressure is still in control over the Pacific Northwest. This will minimize cloud cover (again, away from the beach) and will allow … Continue reading »

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