• WEATHER DISCUSSION

    Gusty Winds Affect the Fire Fights

    Gusty Winds Affect the Fire Fights

    September 15, 2014

    As a trough of low pressure approached the Northwest, winds picked up throughout Monday afternoon. One weather station near Weed reported a gust of 39 miles per hour, and when a fire began near that city, it grew quickly.

  • FIREWATCH

    Evacuation Advisories Still in Effect

    Evacuation Advisories Still in Effect

    September 15, 2014

    As of 8:45p.m Monday, level one evacuation advisories remain for the area surrounding the Onion Mountain Fire. Fire officials said there is a scam going around where people claim mandatory evacuations are in effect. They said no homes are being evacuated right now. The only advisories in place are t

  • 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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