First Wintry Blast Causes Slick Roads

EUGENE, Ore. — An early taste of winter has proven deadly in Oregon. Roads in Portland and further east remain snow covered, with more ice on the way. In the southern Willamette Valley which is too warm for snow, those rain gauges are full and the roadways are tricky to navigate. Drivers are dealing with … Continue reading »

First Snowfall of the Season

NEAR WILLAMETTE PASS, Ore. — The Central Cascades saw the first snowfall of the season Saturday night, but the snow is already starting to melt. Road conditions along Highway 58 remained slick Sunday – but not icy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for elevations¬†above 4,000 feet until 5 p.m. Sunday, but … Continue reading »

OSP Responding to Crashes

EUGENE, Ore. — When you combine snow which fell all day, and now the freezing rain it makes for really dangerous driving conditions. It’s been another day of crashes around the Willamette Valley, one car lost control on North Game Farm Road and slid off into a ditch. Oregon State police say it happened around … Continue reading »