ODOT Prepares for Local Storms

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT is on standby as these storms work their way through the area. The biggest concern is aerial flooding because of all the leaves on the road, but ODOT says crews are ready if there are any unexpected events like landslides or downed trees. “We keep an eye on all areas. The … Continue reading »

Heatwave Continues Into Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Mild tonight and even with clear skies, temperatures won’t fall that much out of the upper 50s and low 60s. The morning clouds will move back in some spots, but there will be sunshine as well. Lots of interesting weather for the weekend forecast, including a chance for thunderstorms on … 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 »

Severe Wx Awareness Week: T-Storms

EUGENE, Ore. — Severe Weather Awareness week continues Wednesday with a focus on strong winds, hail and lightning. Strong winds, large hail and lightning are three threatening weather phenomena that can be found in thunderstorms. Straight line winds are caused as cool air sinks rapidly inside a thunderstorm, hits the ground and spreads out from … Continue reading »