Mild Monday Ahead

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: A quiet day Monday as a storm approaches the area. Skies will become less cloudy this afternoon with high temperatures in the mid 60s along the coast and low 80s inland. A storm will move into the Pacific Northwest Tuesday afternoon, bring showers through Wednesday. There will also be a … Continue reading »

Heat Impacts Fruits and Vegetables

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The hot weather mixed with severe drought conditions is impacting fruits and vegetables in the Rogue Valley. With the hot sun beating down on crops across southern Oregon, one might think the crops would be dried up, but farmers said with the proper irrigation, some of their crops are even being … Continue reading »

Cooler, Showers Early This Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to have a cooldown today with highs only getting into the mid 70s and low 80s, while the heat was pushed off to the SE end of the state. Tonight, we’ll go into the overnight hours with a little leftover cloud cover and a cooler night than … Continue reading »

Governor Declares State of Emergency

MEDFORD, Ore. — A state of emergency has been verbally declared in Oregon by Governor Kitzhaber due to the severe fire season. The governor’s office says the emergency declaration enables the Oregon National Guard to mobilize resources on an as-needed basis to assist fire crews in the state. While no large wildfires are currently burning … Continue reading »

Noticeable “Cool Down” Sunday

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure remains in control of our weather Friday and Saturday. Skies will be sunny inland and becoming sunny along the coast. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s and low 90s inland and mid 60s along the coast. A weak system will move into western Canada late Saturday, … Continue reading »

Cooldown Is Still On For Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Last warm day today as many spots (including Eugene) topped 90 or close to it, but it still didn’t feel as nasty as the last couple of days. The cooler air is continue to invade heading into the weekend which will be a nice break from the heat … Continue reading »

Slow “Cool Down” Into the Weekend

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: It was another hot day Wednesday; high temperatures were in the mid to upper 90s inland. High pressure remains in control of our weather. Skies will be sunny inland and becoming sunny along the coast. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s and low 90s inland and mid 60s … Continue reading »

Last Hot Day Tomorrow, Cooler Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Second scorcher in a row with highs topping 97 again in Eugene today! 90s up and down the I-5 today with 100+ in many spots across Southern and NE Oregon. Tonight, we won’t get much relief from the heat as a small system that WILL eventually start to … Continue reading »

California Okays Fines for Wasting Water

(CNN) — California is cracking down on water wasters during the severe drought. Lawmakers approved a new set of emergency rules Tuesday. Anyone repeatedly caught wasting water on landscaping, car washing, hosing down sidewalks could face fines of up to $500 a day. Local law enforcement will enforce the fines. Water used tied to public … Continue reading »

Another Warm Wednesday

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: It was very warm Tuesday with temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 90s inland. Wednesday will be slightly cooler, but temperatures will still climb back into the 90s inland. High pressure remains in control of our weather. Skies will be sunny inland and becoming sunny along the coast. There … Continue reading »

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