• WEATHER DISCUSSION

    Cold Mornings and Warm Afternoons

    Cold Mornings and Warm Afternoons

    October 1, 2014

    With the changing of the seasons, we are seeing a change in the weather patterns that is having a big effect on our diurnal temperature change. The diurnal temperature change is the fluctuation between the low and the high temperature for each day. There are many factors that influence the change.

  • FIREWATCH

    Strength of Weed Emerges from Ashes

    Strength of Weed Emerges from Ashes

    September 22, 2014

    One week ago Monday, the Boles Fire ripped thought the city of Weed in a matter of minutes. Some had only seconds to grab what they could and get out. Fire leaders reported Monday, 143 homes were completely destroyed while another 93 are considered unlivable. What few possessions that are left, sudd

  • 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

    Fire Danger Reduced to MODERATE

    Fire Danger Reduced to MODERATE

    September 26, 2014

    Fire danger has been reduced to "Moderate" for Jackson and Josephine Counties. The reduction comes from the cool and wet weather pattern that moved over the region on Wednesday and will continue to come through Friday.

    How to Help Boles Fire Victims

    How to Help Boles Fire Victims

    September 17, 2014

    Newswatch 12 is teaming up with Goodwill to help victims of the Boles Fire. Goodwill is part of a multi-agency response team that includes the American Red Cross to address the immediate needs of the people affected by the Boles Fire

    Poor Air Quality Across the Valley

    Poor Air Quality Across the Valley

    September 17, 2014

    Twenty four hour air quality readings are unhealthy as of 8:30a.m. in Medford and Grants Pass. Smoke settled across the Valley Tuesday night leading to the poor conditions. One hour readings are showing improvements though, reading good to moderate across the West Side.

FIRE DANGER LEVEL

Fire Danger Moderate

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