Windy and Wet Weather This Week

METEOROLOGIST MARISA WOLOSZYN’S FORECAST DISCUSSION: A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Coquille River at Coquille and Myrtle Point. A Flood Watch remains in effect for most of western Oregon until 10 a.m. Monday as rivers remain high due to the recent heavy rains. Winds will continue to be gusty Sunday night into Monday. A High Wind Warning is in … Continue reading »

Showers and Sunbreaks Sunday

METEOROLOGIST MARISA WOLOSZYN’S FORECAST DISCUSSION: A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Coquille River at Coquille and Myrtle Point. A Flood Watch remains in effect for most of western Oregon as rivers rise due to the recent heavy rains. We’ll be in between systems Sunday, but we’ll still have showers and sunbreaks throughout the day as … Continue reading »

Mohawk River Floods Nearby Golf Course

NEAR SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Mohawk River, like many others across Western Oregon were nearing flood stage Saturday night. While the water level was high, a flood warning for the area has been cancelled. But, the water level is still causing some flooding near the river. As water rushes downstream on the Mohawk River, it’s … Continue reading »

The Big Corvallis Snow Melt

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  The snow is starting to melt in Corvallis, which means all the main streets in town are pretty clear, but Public Works crews are keeping an eye out for minor flooding. The Public Works Department says crews are now working on plowing streets in residential areas. “We have been plowing continuously for … Continue reading »

Storm Causes Minor Damage

EUGENE, Ore. — City leaders in Springfield and Eugene say the record rain and high winds didn’t leave much damage behind. They say overall there wasn’t much damage, only a few trees down and some localized flooding, but the storm was a good training tool to help prepare for the rest of fall and winter. … Continue reading »

Warnings, Watches and Advisories

A HIGH WIND WARNING remains in effect until 11 p.m. for the coast. Winds will be out of the south between 35-45 mph with gusts of 55-65 mph in coast communities. Along beaches and headlands wind gusts will be between 65-80 mph. The strongest winds are expected between 4:30-8 p.m. A WIND ADVISORY remains in … Continue reading »

Amazon Creek Flooding

EUGENE, Ore. — Heavy downpours Tuesday tested the banks of the Amazon Creek. The Fern Ridge path near 15th Avenue and Chambers Road flooded at the underpass early Tuesday. Eugene Public Works says the pathway was already closed for maintenance. There are a couple of projects the city is working on downstream, but public works … Continue reading »

Sewage Main Break Floods Street

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A sewage main break Thursday morning in Junction City flooded the street and forced people to find different ways to get to work and school. Crews say that the main break is so deep they’ll be working on it for much of the day. Around 7 a.m., public works was called … Continue reading »

Road Flooding Poses Big Hazard

CRESWELL, Ore. — Heavy rain makes things a little difficult for some residents in Creswell. Jordan Stevens emailed us about his street, Ricketts Road. He says every year, the street floods multiple times because of rain. It’s happened six times already since Thanksgiving. Stevens says he took up the issue with the county and this … Continue reading »

50 Years of KEZI 9 News: 1996

As KEZI celebrates 50 years on the air, we take a trip back in time to Mapleton, 1996, courtesy of reporter Doug Barber. Elvin Huntington was just one of 30,000 residents displaced by the floods of ’96. Heavy rains in January of that year saturated the ground. That was followed by a blizzard that padded … Continue reading »