The Summer Heat Goes On

High pressure is hanging on over the West keeping us warm and dry. The high is spinning up warm unstable air from the Desert Southwest. That is keeping our inland temperatures warmer than normal and sparking thunderstorms along the Cascades and into Central and Eastern Oregon. Wednesday will be very warm again with temperatures topping … Continue reading »

Drought-Resistant Gardens Paying Off

ASHLAND, Ore – 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. Ashland launched the program in June and reimburses homeowners who replace their traditional grass lawn with drought-resistant landscaping, including bark … Continue reading »

25 Acres Burning Inside Crater Lake Park

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. — The Pumice Fire is burning 25 acres inside Crater Lake National Park as of Tuesday morning and there is no containment at this time. According to officials at Crater Lake, on July 22, the park received numerous lightning strikes. On July 28, at about 11:15 a.m. a fire was … Continue reading »

Sunny & Hot Tuesday, More Mtn. T-Storms

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure will be in control this week. Skies will be mostly sunny inland with high temperatures in the low 90s inland and mid to upper 60s along the coast. We’ll have a chance for thunderstorms in the Cascades Tuesday through Saturday, with storms also possible in the Umpqua Basin … Continue reading »

Unsettled Very Warm Weather All Week

High pressure is centered over the Desert Southwest spinning warm, unstable air into the Pacific Northwest. This will keep inland temperatures well above normal, into the 90′s and maybe warmer, all week long. Every afternoon there will be a chance for thunderstorms to bloom along the Cascade Range. Tuesday and Wednesday look like the best chance … Continue reading »

Sunny & Warm This Week, Mtn. T-Storms

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure will be in control this week. Skies will be mostly sunny inland with high temperatures in the low 90s inland and mid to upper 60s along the coast. We’ll have a chance for thunderstorms in the Cascades Tuesday through Saturday, with storms also possible in the Umpqua Basin … Continue reading »

Ferguson Fire Burning at 200 Acres

NEAR BEATTY, Ore. — 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 currently at 200 acres and is 20 percent contained. The … Continue reading »

Turning Hot Into The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Clear tonight as highs reached into the upper 80s after a cool couple of days. Tonight, lows settle down into the mid 50s overnight under clear skies. Even though we might see a bit of morning clouds, most of the region will be full sunshine all day and the … Continue reading »

Sunny & Hot this Weekend

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure back builds from the central United States. Skies will continue to be sunny this weekend and next week. Temperatures will climb into the low to mid 90s inland and upper 60s along the coast. Have a great Friday! ~ Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn

Summer Sizzle Is Back This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Clearing out tonight and cooling off again down into the low 50s for Friday morning. Once again, we’ll see some early AM cloud cover but I think it’ll break much faster tomorrow so expect highs to climb back into the 80s and then it’s back to the heat … Continue reading »

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