East Coast Storm Strands Local Traveler

Philadelphia, PA. — The East Coast storm is having a nationwide impact including for people from Eugene. Eugene resident Jeannie Snyder flew out to Philadelphia to celebrate her grandson’s first birthday and has been visiting for a couple of weeks. She says her flight home Tuesday was cancelled Saturday in anticipation of the storm. She … Continue reading »

New York Prepares for Historic Storm

NEW YORK CITY (CNN) — A potentially historic snow storm is expected to hit New York City Monday night. Mayor Bill de Blasio is telling New Yorkers to get ready for the extreme weather. “I want everyone to understand that we are facing, most likely, one of the largest snow storms in the history of this … Continue reading »

Public Works Crews Prepare for Storm

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — City public works crews are on standby this weekend ready to respond to reports of flooding. Eugene Public Works says while it’s definitely rainy outside, there aren’t any major problems out on the roadways yet. Crews in Springfield say they haven’t received any reports of major localized flooding in their area either. … Continue reading »

Local Woman Overcomes Tragedy

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A Central Point woman will have to rebuild her home after a 50-year-old, 100 foot tree fell into her living room during Thursday’s storm, but that’s just the beginning of a remarkable story of resolve. “One way or another we’ll get through it we don’t have much of a choice anyway … Continue reading »

Storm Hits Oregon Coast

NEWPORT, Ore. — On Thursday morning, the docks at the Port of Newport were full. Boats lined up, as crews came back from sea to avoid a huge storm with hurricane-like winds getting up to 85 miles an hour. Fishermen spent the morning making sure their boats were securely tied to the docks. “It’s been … Continue reading »

Crews Remove Branch in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Winds knocked down more than a few trees around Lane County Thursday. In the afternoon, the winds certainly did a number on one tree. A large branch was dangling in the road on Marcola near 42nd Street. Crews didn’t waste any time removing the branch. Now all that’s left is a chopped … Continue reading »

Wind Damages Power Lines

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wind knocked out power for tens of thousands of people in Oregon and Northern California. Fire crews and Pacific Power teams had to deal with downed trees crushing power lines and damaging property. Representatives with Pacific Power say they had every single crew available working to restore power throughout the day. The Rogue … Continue reading »

Tree Service Crews Busy Cleaning

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews are busy trying to get things back to normal Sunday after a wind storm ripped through the Willamette Valley this weekend. Crews have been busy, mostly picking up debris and trimming tree limbs. They say that’s typical for this time of year. They say although there has been a significant amount … Continue reading »

Storm Hits Coast

NEWPORT, Ore. — Wind gusts as fast as 52 miles-an-hour blew through stormy Newport Wednesday morning, clearing the beaches and filling the bay with returning boats. Boats are tied up along the docks throughout coastal cities, while fishermen wait for the storm to pass before they can go back out to sea. “Today’s a day where … Continue reading »

Lightning Sparks Tree Fire

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Residents at an assisted living facility in Corvallis woke up to the sound of lightning striking a tree, then catching fire early Friday morning. “I was very asleep,” said resident Myles Myers. “And then I woke up to what I thought was a grenade going off outside my window.” Myers woke up … Continue reading »

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