Two Records in Jeopardy Saturday

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: The heat continue Saturday. Sunny skies and winds from the south will push temperatures into the upper 90s inland and low 70s along the coast. The record high in Eugene is 95 today, so it’s not out of the question that we’ll break that temperature. Plus, if we get above … Continue reading »

Record Heat For Ducks, Fire Dangers

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Heatwave was in full effect on our Friday afternoon as valley locales soared into the mid to upper 90s, even low 90s at the coast. Tomorrow, we’ll set a new record for 90 degree or hotter days. Fire crews have been very busy including a new brush fire … Continue reading »

Record Breaking Heat for Duck Game

EUGENE, Ore. — We all know it never rains at Autzen, but this weekend perhaps just a drop or two would be nice. Saturday will likely be the 32nd time we’ve been at or above 90­° this summer, which we’ve never seen happen in Eugene. With a ridge of high pressure overhead, there isn’t a … Continue reading »

Fire Danger Increases This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Temperatures back in the mid to upper 80s for Thursday and it’s only going to get hotter for tomorrow and Saturday. A cool start tomorrow in the upper 40s, then high pressure starts to take control and crank up the summertime heat once again. A combination of strong high pressure, … Continue reading »

Critical Fire Danger Across Oregon

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: School may have started and some of the leaves are starting to change, but summer is far from over! We still have 18 days left in the season and at least the next seven are going to look like it! A ridge of high pressure is moving into the Pacific … Continue reading »

90s Back For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A nice chilly start in the low 40s today for the start of school but finished nicely with highs in the upper 70s. Very pleasant for the beginning of September but we’re not done with summer heat just yet. Enjoy the cooler air tonight because we’ll be looking … Continue reading »

Record Breaking Heat on the Way

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: One more “cool” day and then the heat is on! Here’s the records we’ve broken or about to break: -Eugene is on track for 2014 to be the hottest summer on record! So far our average temperature this summer (including highs and lows) is 70.1°. The previous record was set … Continue reading »

Cool For School

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Sunny today and nice to see the low 80s on the board, the clouds will be back again tomorrow for the start of school for many kids across Western Oregon with a cool start in the low 50s. Enjoy the cooler air for the last day tomorrow because … Continue reading »

Heating Up Again This Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Despite the cooler weather this weekend, Eugene is on track for 2014 to be the hottest summer on record! So far our average temperature this summer (including highs and lows) is 70.1°. The previous record was set back in 1967 of 69.8° This is also the hottest July through August … Continue reading »

Deception Complex Fire Update

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — The air quality may be improving, but the deception complex continues to burn near Oakridge. The fires have burned more than 2,200 acres since they started around August 12. They’re 55 percent contained. Cooler temperatures and light rain helped improved conditions over the weekend. Eight helicopters are being used to attack the … Continue reading »

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