Chance for Rain this Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Now that there are only 7 days left in summer, this final 7-day forecast is actually looking like fall is just around the corner. Today however will look very much like summer. High pressure is still in control and we’re headed back to the 90s again today. This will be … Continue reading »

Wildfire Evacuates Campground & RV Park

ESTACADA, Ore. – Travelers along I-5 ran into thick smoke from the nearby 36 Pit Fire. The wildfire has burned about a 2,300 acres in the Mount Hood National Forest. Fire officials say the wildfire started Saturday afternoon near the town of Estacada. The town is not threatened at this time, but a nearby campground … Continue reading »

Possible T-Storms & Cool Down on the Way

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure stays in control Monday keeping skies sunny and blue. Temperatures Saturday and Sunday were in the 90s inland and low 70s along the coast. Slight onshore winds Monday will push some morning clouds/fog inland, but temperatures will manage to get near 90 degrees again inland, upper 60s along … Continue reading »

Heat Continues Sunday & Monday

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure stays in control Sunday and Monday keeping skies sunny and blue. Temperatures Saturday were in the 90s inland and low 70s along the coast; expect slightly warmer temperatures for Sunday. Slightly onshore winds Monday will push some morning clouds/fog inland, but temperatures will manage to get near 90 … Continue reading »

More Summer Heat This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   **A strong solar flare erupted from the Sun yesterday and is heading towards Earth. There’s a fair chance we might be able to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights tonight. Click here for a great site to track the best timing and locations: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/ovation/ Even though tonight will … Continue reading »

Four More Days of Hot Weather

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: It was another clear start to the day Friday with no sign of clouds across the entire state. High pressure and off shore winds are keeping us clear, dry and warm and this pattern is going to hold through early next week. Highs will be in the mid to upper … Continue reading »

Possible Northern Lights Viewing Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — We’ve seen a lot of cool things in the sky lately–supermoons, asteroid showers, beautiful sunsets. But starting Friday night, we could see the granddaddy of them all: the northern lights. Space weather forecasters say the sun shot out a strong solar flare late Tuesday, which arrived at Earth early Thursday. It should … Continue reading »

Hot & Dry For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   **A strong solar flare erupted from the Sun yesterday and is heading towards Earth. There’s a fair chance we might be able to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights Friday night. Click here for a great site to track the best timing and locations: http://www.softservenews.com/Aurora.htm Even though tonight … Continue reading »

Hot, Dry Conditions Through the Weekend

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: There are only 10 full days left in the summer season and at least the next six will look like it! Our normal high temperature this time of year is just 79°, we’ll be close to 10 degrees warmer than that today. A large ridge of high pressure is setting up shop … Continue reading »

Fire Concerns As Heat Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Even though tonight will be a cool one with lows falling into the mid 40s, changes are already coming with high pressure moving back in. Expect the rest of the week to be hot and dry with fire concerns cranking up just as high as the temperatures. The … Continue reading »

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