• WEATHER DISCUSSION

    Thunder & Lightning Much of the Week

    Thunder & Lightning Much of the Week

    July 28, 2014

    A very active week is now underway, beginning with scorching hot temperatures Monday afternoon. Triple digits are expected over West Side Valleys and Northern California today. Morning clouds and fog at the coast will gradually clear into midday.

  • 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

    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.

    Ferguson Fire Burning at 200 Acres

    Ferguson Fire Burning at 200 Acres

    July 26, 2014

    Two structures have been lost to the Ferguson Fire burning about 30 miles east of Klamath Falls, and five miles north of Beatty. South Central Oregon Incident Management Team reports six structures are still threatened by the fire. The fire is 20 percent contained.

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