Summer has been hanging on by a nail. Every time we get a cold front that brings a relief, another dominant ridge of high pressure brings in temperatures well above average. The good news, is that on the first day of fall, we will be seeing "fall-like" temperatures.
Some firefighters are staying behind in Weed to continue helping residents whose property was damaged or destroyed in the Boles Fire. The crews have become a welcome sight, and for some families that help has given them the will to move on.
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.
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
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.
The Onion Mountain Fire is now just shy of 3,000 acres. Fire officials said an infrared flight helped them to see the real progress of the fire. They said it is now at 2 percent containment. The level one evacuations put in place Monday are expected to remain the same Tuesday.