• WEATHER DISCUSSION

    First Round of Storms Expected Today

    First Round of Storms Expected Today

    July 29, 2014

    A very active weather pattern will settle into the West today. Showers and thunderstorms will develop every afternoon through early next week ...at least the way things are looking now.

  • 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 Burns Nearly 250 Acres

    Reeves Creek Fire Burns Nearly 250 Acres

    July 29, 2014

    (UPDATE 7:25 A.M.): Firefighters and bulldozers dug fireline all night on the Reeves Creek Fire, which has burned 200-250 acres of forestland south of Selma (25 miles southwest of Grants Pass in Josephine County). Fireline now encircles 70 percent of the fire’s perimeter.

    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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