• WEATHER DISCUSSION

    Active Weather to Start the Week

    Active Weather to Start the Week

    September 14, 2014

    After weeks of dry weather, we enter our first active weather pattern of the 2014-15 water year. I'll break it down by the specifics: Smoke: Upper air surface models show that the low pressure system offshore will keep winds out of the south, southwest for the beginning of the week.

  • FIREWATCH

    Advisories Called on Onion Mountain Fire

    Advisories Called on Onion Mountain Fire

    September 14, 2014

    The fire on Onion Mountain has now grown to more than 500 acres. Forest officials say winds pushed the Onion Mountain Fire to the northwest, crossing over Forest Road 2509 and threatening the Onion Mountain repeater.

  • 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

    Schools Monitor Air Quality Index Daily

    Schools Monitor Air Quality Index Daily

    September 12, 2014

    With wildfire smoke in the air, school administrators said they will not hesitate to enforce restrictions that keep kids inside. The Medford School District checks the air quality index three times a day with a Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) representative. Then the district sends out e-m

    New Mandatory Evacuations for Happy Camp

    New Mandatory Evacuations for Happy Camp

    September 10, 2014

    [UPDATE 11:52 A.M.] Effective at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is issuing a mandatory evacuation for residents of Kelsey Creek Road from Scott River Road.

    Mandatory Fire Evacuation Lifted

    Mandatory Fire Evacuation Lifted

    September 6, 2014

    All mandatory evacuations have been lifted in Northwest Corvallis, after a fire broke out Friday night. Neighbors say they saw smoke around 8:30 p.m. in the Chip Ross Park area, and by 9 p.m., the city was illuminated with a red glow. The smell of smoke filled streets throughout the entire city, and

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