Soggy Weather Through The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Impressive rainfall totals tonight with areas along the coast receiving more than 2″ of rain in some spots, while close to an inch fell in the valley. Windy as well as wind gusts topped 30 mph in Eugene and cranking to 50 mph or stronger along the coast … Continue reading »

ODOT Prepares for Local Storms

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT is on standby as these storms work their way through the area. The biggest concern is aerial flooding because of all the leaves on the road, but ODOT says crews are ready if there are any unexpected events like landslides or downed trees. “We keep an eye on all areas. The … Continue reading »

Tree Falls in Eugene Neighborhood

EUGENE, Ore. — A big tree came crashing down in the Cal Young neighborhood Wednesday due to some intense winds. The tree fell around 2:30 p.m. on Robin Hood Avenue. The homeowner says their son was home and heard a loud noise. Police and public works quickly removed the tree. The homeowner says he’s sad … Continue reading »

Crews Continue Maintenance Work

EUGENE, Ore. — Public Works and road crews aren’t the only ones with storm preps on their mind, area utility companies were also getting into rainy weather mode. Staff at Lane Electric says they’re keeping an eye on the weather patterns in case anything changes dramatically, but at this point they’ve got their normal response … Continue reading »

Storm Hits Coast

NEWPORT, Ore. — Wind gusts as fast as 52 miles-an-hour blew through stormy Newport Wednesday morning, clearing the beaches and filling the bay with returning boats. Boats are tied up along the docks throughout coastal cities, while fishermen wait for the storm to pass before they can go back out to sea. “Today’s a day where … Continue reading »

High Winds and Heavy Rain Hits Oregon

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: A one two punch is hitting western Oregon today as a cold front moves east across the region. The first impacts from this storm will be along the coast where winds are picking up. The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning for the central and northern Oregon Coasts which … Continue reading »

Big Storm on the Way

Twitter Facebook  Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: A storm will approach the coast Tuesday night, but the heaviest rain will hold off until Wednesday. In addition to the rain will be gusty winds. A High Wind Warning is in effect for the coast. Winds will be 20-30 mph with gusts 45-55 mph in coastal communities and … Continue reading »

Eugene Prepares for More Rain

EUGENE, Ore. — Public Works crews in Eugene are bracing themselves for another storm. Tuesday, they were out suctioning up as much of the debris from Monday’s rain as possible. Staff members say the city has a really great storm drainage system, but the trick is making sure the water has a clear path down … Continue reading »

Stormy Weather Headed to Western Oregon

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: We made it through yesterday’s storm and there is another one just off shore, but this leaves Tuesday in between storms. We’ll see a combinations of clouds and sun breaks today along with isolated showers off and on, most of which will be confined to the higher elevations including the … Continue reading »

Rain Continues This Week

Twitter Facebook  Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: Isolated showers will continue Monday night into Tuesday morning. We should have a good stretch of dry, but cloudy, weather Tuesday before the next storm moves in around midnight. This storm will bring heavy rain through Wednesday and showers into Thursday. This storm could bring around 2-5 inches, with the heaviest … Continue reading »

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