Today will be slightly different. It will still be nice and warm, but the temperatures will be a few degrees cooler on the west side of the Cascades. This is due to clouds that will start moving in ahead of a cold front. This front will swing onshore tonight bringing rain back into the forecast.
As meteorologists, when we talk about long term forecasting, we look at global changes in the weather pattern. While there are several different types of these teleconnections, or oscillations, the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is one of the most influential for North America.
Untreated waste water flowed into Ashland Creek when the water treatment plant was overloaded by Friday's run off. More run off is expected.
The City of Ashland is advising all people in the Ashland Creek area to avoid contact with creek water.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch through Saturday afternoon for parts of Southern Oregon, including Jackson County and central Douglas County, the Siskiyou Mountains and southern Oregon Cascades.
A woman identified as Deborah, who lived in the house 18 years, says the tree fell while she was sleeping, around 2 or 3 a.m. Deborah expects the roof will cave in and there is flooding in the house. She has buckets set up all over the house.