• WEATHER DISCUSSION

    Thunderstorm Threat Continues

    Thunderstorm Threat Continues

    July 28, 2014

    Monday makes the tenth triple digit day so far in 2014, and all of those days have been in July. In fact, it was the hottest day of the year so far. The official high in Medford was 106, and as hot as that seems, that's still two degrees shy of the record 108 set a few years ago in 2009.

  • EXTENDED SUMMER FORECAST

    Summer Forecast

    Summer Forecast

    May 21, 2014

    Long-range forecasting, like seasonal forecasting, meteorologists no longer look at weather models like we do for the day-to-day forecast, we look at teleconnections. Two of the best known teleconnections are El Niño and La Niña.

  • WEATHER NEWS

    Reeves Creek Fire Reaches 50-100 Acres

    Reeves Creek Fire Reaches 50-100 Acres

    July 28, 2014

    A 20 to 25 acre fire is burning near Lake Selmac right now. Oregon Department of Forestry Officials said they are calling in more crew and helicopters to help get a handle on it. They said dry vegetation and strong winds have them concerned about containment. Stay with Newswatch 12 for more updates

    Smoldering Fire Left Over from Lightning

    Smoldering Fire Left Over from Lightning

    July 28, 2014

    An early morning fire outside Gold Hill became the largest of 38 lightning caused fires from storms earlier in the month. But despite the delayed fuse, firefighters say it likely won’t be the last sleeper fire they have to chase down.

    Drought-Resistant Gardens Paying Off

    Drought-Resistant Gardens Paying Off

    July 28, 2014

    The Ashland Public Works Department has signed up more than 40 homes in its lawn replacement program, as more homeowners attempt to cut down on water use during the current drought conditions.

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