Dry, Hot Conditions Fuel Fire Danger

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Dry conditions, high temperatures and increasing winds are fueling fire danger throughout Corvallis. It’s been keeping firefighters at the Corvallis Fire Department busy. Battalion Chief Charles Carver says the department has been getting more calls recently. In the past two weeks, firefighters put out six fires. “Most of our fires have been … Continue reading »

Working in the Heat

EUGENE, Ore. — As temperatures reach the century mark, many people find themselves lucky to be working inside, but some jobs require workers to be outside. On days like Wednesday, where temperatures are extreme, the job might get a little harder. We introduce you to some people who can’t avoid the heat while on the … Continue reading »

Monday Evening Forecast for 8-13

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton’s Monday Forecast Discussion Another hot one to start the work week as inland temperatures reached the mid 90s and that’s going to be out story for the rest of the forecast. Overnight lows tonight will hold in the low 50s in the valley and upper 50s in the Umpqua, but watch … Continue reading »