A Warm End to the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION June 21st – The Official First Day of Summer (Summer Solstice) A weak ridge of high pressure has moved its way onshore and is clearing us out for the next day or so. High temperatures today were already above average. Clear skies and a windy afternoon was what we got for Saturday. Sunday … Continue reading »

Cooler Today, Hot for the Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front is sweeping through the Northwest today, bumping down high temperatures a bit from yesterday. Still, it will be a warm afternoon with a good deal of sun. Low lying clouds are hugging the coastline and blanketing much of Josephine County and the Cascades. Low lying clouds will burn off … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Avoiding Vacation Weight

(CNN) – Vacations often lead to weight gain.  But, they don’t have to. Health experts says first off, don’t skip breakfast. Instead, make a healthy meal a part of every morning and save the treats for lunch or dinner. When you head out, take some healthy snacks with you so you won’t be tempted by … Continue reading »

The Do’s & Don’ts of Defensible Space

MEDFORD, OR. — With an active fire season likely this year, it’s important we do what we can now to protect our homes and property. Creating defensible space around your home is an easy and effective way to reduce your risk from embers that may escape wildfires this upcoming summer. Simple yard work can go … Continue reading »

Britt Festival Tickets On Sale Now

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Tickets are now on sale for the Britt Festival in Jacksonville. People stood in line around the Medford ticket office for hours early Friday morning. Ticket sales started at 9:00 a.m., but hopeful ticket holders of all ages woke up early to be the first in line. One man who was at … Continue reading »

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 »

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