Game Day Forecasts

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: Saturday will be partly sunny with an occasional shower. All showers will be light, but expect them to continue through early tonight. Temperatures will be even cooler with highs remaining in the upper 70s and low 80s inland, mid 60s along the coast. Sunday through the rest of the week … Continue reading »

Cool & Comfortable Labor Day Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The latest information on the fire and associated evacuations is here: Deception Complex Nice to see the cooler air finally arrive in time for the start to the holiday weekend. Highs today only pushed into the low 80s today, 60s and 70s in the mountains and at the coast. Overnight, … Continue reading »

Temporary Closures Due to Siskiyou Fires

YREKA, Calif. – As the fire complexes continue to burn in Western Siskiyou County, more areas become affected. Many mandatory evacuations have been put into place. With those evacuations, comes closures of roads, campgrounds and trails, including portions of the Pacific Crest Trail. These closures are meant to protect the safety of the public during the suppression … Continue reading »

Cooler Air Arriving This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Smoke from the Deception Complex will once again cause air quality issues in addition to potentially new evacuations around the perimeter of the fire lines. The latest information on the fire and associated evacuations is here: Deception Complex We reached 90 once again today in Eugene. That makes now … Continue reading »

Deception Complex 53% Contained

WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST – Evacuation orders are in place for La Duke Road, the Deception Creek Mobile Home Park, and the Middle Fork Ranger Station, due to the Deception Creek Complex Fires. Despite the slightly better conditions, as of Thursday afternoon, more than 1800 acres have fallen to the flames, really pushing the 24 crews, four … Continue reading »

Cooler for Labor Day Weekend

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: It was back to 95° Wednesday in Eugene.  This was the 29th time we’ve been above 90° this summer. Typically we only hit 90° about 15 times, if we see  just 3 more days at 90° or above that would set a new record in Eugene. One of those may happen … Continue reading »

Douglas County Fire Restrictions

ROSEBURG, Ore. — More than 35 million Americans will hit the road for the upcoming holiday weekend the unofficial end to summer, but there are some restrictions in place if you plan on heading to area forests. The continuing hot and dry conditions have caused the Douglas Forest Protection Association raised the fire danger level … Continue reading »

Cooler Weather In Time For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Another sizzler today with highs in the mid 90s once again, no records set in Eugene today, but we have now had 29 days of 90+ heat, that’s two away from the record of 31 days set back in 1958. We may have a shot at breaking the … Continue reading »

Cooling Off This Weekend

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Eugene topped out at 96° Tuesday, setting a new record. The previous record was 94° which was set 30 years ago in 1984. This was also the 28th time we’ve been above 90° this summer. Typically we only hit 90° about 15 times, if we see  just 3 more days at … Continue reading »

DFPA Moves Fire Danger Level to Extreme

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas Forest Protective Association has increased the fire danger to extreme on its protected lands. The increase in the fire danger level is due to the hot and dry weather conditions, along with the severity of the drought stricken vegetation throughout the county. “With the current conditions, wildfires can easily start … Continue reading »

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