Brush Fire Burns near San Francisco

PACIFICA, Calif. (CNN) — Flames erupted early Monday morning in Pacifica about 15 miles south of San Francisco. High winds pushed the brush fire near a neighborhood, forcing dozens of evacuations. It also threatened a nearby high school. No injuries were reported and no homes were damaged. Residents were later allowed to return home. Now, … Continue reading »

New York Prepares for Historic Storm

NEW YORK CITY (CNN) — A potentially historic snow storm is expected to hit New York City Monday night. Mayor Bill de Blasio is telling New Yorkers to get ready for the extreme weather. “I want everyone to understand that we are facing, most likely, one of the¬†largest snow storms in the history of this … Continue reading »

Students Build Tissue Hot Air Balloon

EUGENE, Ore. — Science is always more fun when you can see it in action. Fifth grade students at Gilham Elementary have been studying molecules and how they react to hot air. They’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to launch their balloon, and Wednesday morning they had just the right weather for the perfect … Continue reading »

8 Earthquakes Reported in Nevada

(CNN) — The USGS reports eight earthquakes in the last 24 hours in northeast Nevada, including one that had a magnitude of 4.5. This area is about 45 miles southeast of Lakeview, Oregon. You may remember a similar swarm of earthquakes back in November. Earthquakes in this area have been going on since July. The … Continue reading »

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake in California

(CNN) — An earthquake rocked parts of California Tuesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.4 magnitude quake was centered about 120 miles southeast of San Francisco. Light shaking was reported around the quake. No serious injuries or damage were reported.

Willamette Pass Resort Opens

WILLAMETTE PASS, Ore. — A new year, a new season—Willamette Pass opens for the first time this winter to kick off ski season. Only about one-third of the mountain is open at Willamette Pass on it’s first day but the lifts are running, people are excited, and ready to hit the hills. An estimated 500 … Continue reading »

2014 Weather in Review

EUGENE, Ore. — Here’s a look back at Eugene’s weather in 2014. Eugene set 24 new records, including¬†two for record snowfall and 16 about historically warm weather. 2014 also had the most number of days in the 90s, second most number of days in the 70s and tied for the third warmest year on record! … Continue reading »

Hoodoo Opens for the Season

SISTERS, Ore. — Snow in the mountains is big news for skiers. Hoodoo Ski Area is finally open, and many are choosing to ring in the new year on the slopes. Hundreds of people are already hitting the slopes, coming from near and far. Ski area officials say they’re expecting nearly 2,000 visitors by the … Continue reading »

Staying Warm on the Job

EUGENE, Ore. — People who work outside say they’re getting creative with ways to stay warm during this cold weather. At the Dutch Bros. stand on Coburg Road, employees say they’re constantly going outside to take orders, and it’s not much warmer in the little coffee stand. But during this cold weather, hand warmers and … Continue reading »

Lebanon Warming Shelter Open Tuesday

LEBANON, Ore. — The Lebanon Warming Shelter will be open Tuesday night, due to temperatures expected to drop below 25 degrees overnight. Those who stay at the shelter will be provided a warm blanket, a mat to sleep on, hot beverages and a snack. The shelter, operated by the City of Lebanon, is located at … Continue reading »

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