Sunny but Cool & Windy this Weekend

We’re well over half way through February and the time is ticking for any significant winter weather, although we will see some of our chilliest nights of the year this weekend and next week. Friday is starting out mostly cloudy, but will finish mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Another ridge … Continue reading »

Warm Start to 2015 in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — 2015 has been anything but normal in Western Oregon when it comes to the weather. One word pretty much sums it up: MILD! Here’s a look at the numbers: Our temperatures have been extremely warm this year. 39 out of the last 50 days had an above average high temperature. We’ve had 6 … Continue reading »

Sunshine and Mild this Weekend

  Chief Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: Thursday Night: Mostly Cloudy. Slight chance for drizzle along the Coast and Central Willamette Valley. Patchy fog in the Willamette Valley and Umpqua Basin. Low temperatures will be near 40 degrees. Friday: Cloudy and foggy start, but becoming mostly sunny by the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s. … Continue reading »

Mild Weather Continues in Oregon

There are only 29 days left until spring…will winter-like weather kick in before then? Not in the next 7 days! For Wednesday we’re looking at morning fog with partly cloudy skies. Highs will stay in the mid 50s. Friday will look similar, although we could see a few light showers in western Oregon, the best … Continue reading »

Clouds & Some Drizzle Psb. Thursday

  Chief Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: Wednesday Night: Mostly Cloudy with lows in the low 40s. Thursday: Mostly Cloudy. There is a slight chance for drizzle in the morning along the Coast and in the Willamette Valley. Highs will be in the mid to upper 50s. Thursday Night: Mostly Cloudy. Slight chance for drizzle. Lows in … Continue reading »

Snow Hurting Small Businesses

NEW LONDON, Conn. (CNN) — The constant snowfall is hurting businesses in New England. Places like one pizzeria in New London, Connecticut is just waiting to reopen, but the snow continues to fall. The owner says the winter weather scared much of her Valentine’s Day crowd away last weekend, and continues to cost her more … Continue reading »

Harrisburg Students Learn About Weather

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Stormtracker 9 Meteorologist Melissa Frey stopped by the second grade classrooms at Harrisburg Elementary where the students are learning all about the fascinating world of weather. While she was there Melissa showed them some of the weather instruments meteorologists use to monitor the weather, like barometers, anemometers, and thermometers. She also gave … Continue reading »

The Clouds Have Returned

Every day in February has had an above average high temperature in Eugene and we haven’t seen a drop of rain (let alone snow) in 7 days. The ridge of high pressure which kept us mild and dry this week is now slowing moving east, as this happens the jet stream is dropping south and … Continue reading »

Increasing Clouds Wednesday

Chief Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: Tuesday night: Clouds will increase Tuesday night. Fog will redevelop in the Umpqua Basin. Overnight lows will be in the low 40s. Wednesday: Skies will be partly sunny inland and mostly cloudy along the Coast. A weak front will also bring some drizzle along the Coast Wednesday morning and in … Continue reading »

Warm Weather Affects Local Orchards

HARRISBURG, Ore. — All this unseasonably warm weather is causing trees at orchards to blossom early. Buds on peach trees are already opening up, which could mean fruit on the trees weeks early. But Greig Detering, owner of Detering Orchards, says it’s a bit concerning for the trees to blossom this early because they could … Continue reading »

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