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 »

Beavers Make It A Slip-N-Slide Saturday

CORVALLIS, Ore.– Oregon State’s fall camp has already included a popsicle break and a water balloon fight. On Saturday, the Beavers capped off week two with a slip-and-slide. “It’s just a change-up, a little curveball for everybody that gets them out of the box,” said head coach Mike Riley. “It relaxes everybody a bit, and … Continue reading »

Warm Start to Summer

High pressure will be building into the region today returning more sunshine and seasonable temperatures just in time for the first full day of Summer. Tomorrow again will be warmer with increasing clouds in the afternoon as a front approaches the coast. This front will bring rain to the coast Saturday night and move inland … Continue reading »

Warmer Start To Summer

Summer starts in the Pacific Time Zone at 10:04 tonight and it will not be feeling like Summer tonight as another chilly night is on tap, but the first full day of Summer will feel more like it should. High pressure begins to build in tomorrow through Saturday bringing more sunshine and seasonable temperatures with … Continue reading »

Warmer Weather On The Way!

An upper-low offshore will push inland during the day today bringing even cooler weather to the region and periods of rain today, mainly in the morning with more sunshine this afternoon with maybe a rumble of thunder in the northern Cascades. As clouds clear tonight temperatures at the higher elevations and the east side will … 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 »

Summer Weather Outlook

With the Neutral El Nino Southern Oscillation conditions, a high pressure ridge should sit over most of the Western United States this summer. This area of high pressure will move further West as areas of low pressure push inland along the jet stream. During these times, short periods of above average and extremely warm conditions … Continue reading »

Josephine County Detours Come Summer

SUNNY VALLEY, Ore. — Anyone who uses the Grave Creek covered bridge or drives on Sunny Valley Loop Road is in for some detours this summer. Josephine County road crews will be making some repairs to the historic 93-year old bridge that will take several months. That means Sunny Valley Loop Road will be closed … Continue reading »

Fall Arrives With A Change Of Weather

Today marks the last day of summer as fall starts Saturday at 10:49 am and it sure is going to feel like a change of season!  Temperatures return to seasonable after a 10 day streak of unseasonably warm weather west of the Cascades.  Thursday Klamath Falls tied a record high temperatures of 88 degrees set … Continue reading »

Cooling Trend Kicks Off

Not much change in our weather pattern except that the ridge that’s been bringing the unseasonably hot temperatures and dry conditions to our area begins to weaken today.  Temperatures in the valleys will be about five degrees cooler this afternoon then yesterday, while the rest of the region will join in the cooling trend tomororw.  This … Continue reading »

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