Thunderstorm Threat Increases

WEATHER DISCUSSION The pattern seems to be continuing with the mild overnight temperatures before transitioning to hot afternoon temperatures. Today is set up almost exactly like yesterday, and the day before. However, there is one key difference. A low pressure system sitting off the coast of Northern California is pushing in moisture out of the … Continue reading »

Another Hot Day on Tap

WEATHER DISCUSSION Looking like a carbon copy of yesterday on tap for today. We started the morning with some low lying clouds and fog at the coast and in the basin. Mostly clear skies in all others regions. Temperatures started out mild as well, with the warmest spot being Roseburg. This afternoon, the marine layer … Continue reading »

5 Kids Found in Hot Car

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police are questioning a woman after five children were found inside a vehicle in the Port Richmond area on Tuesday. According to authorities, the children were left locked inside an SUV while the woman, who runs an in-home daycare, shopped. Police pried open the driver’s side door of the vehicle and got … Continue reading »

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 »