Pollution Advisory for Willamette Valley

EUGENE, Ore. — High pollen counts in the Willamette Valley had many residents sneezing and feeling congested, and on Friday, the National Weather Service issued an advisory for air pollution. The Lane Regional Air Protection Agency says the heat brings higher concentrations of ground-level smog; for some people, that can trigger health problems like asthma, … Continue reading »

NWS Medford Reveals New Instruments

MEDFORD, Ore. — Twice a day, at the same moment around the world, scientists launch weather balloons into the atmosphere. The information the balloons collect is vital for weather analysis and predictions. Oregon has one of a few stations around the world that will now use the best and most updated instruments. The balloons carry … Continue reading »