Weather

26 March 2014

Tornado touches down near Sacramento

Posted in Weather, U.S. & World News

Roseville, Cali. -- The national weather service has confirmed that a tornado hit a neighborhood in Roseville, California, (north of Sacramento), Wednesday. A large funnel cloud was spotted yesterda ...

25 March 2014

Medford Airport unveils solar energy project

Posted in Weather, Local, Technology

Medford, Ore. -- Medford's Airport has a new addition unveiled today as part of their solar energy project. The 16 foot sundial was completed with the help of Pacific Power's Blue Sky customers who ...

25 March 2014

A change in the weather raises hopes for growers fearful of drought

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Weather, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- A fast change in the weather brings rain to the region. At the Ashland grower's market, businesses that rely on water, are glad for the sudden rain. "Anything counts," says Teri Whi ...

24 March 2014

Risk of mudslides in the Rogue Valley

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Weather, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The fatal mudslide in Washington over the weekend now has local geologists looking at the possibility of slides in southern Oregon and northern California. Geologist Eric Dittmer sa ...

23 March 2014

Seasonal boat inspections begin

Posted in Weather, Local

White City, Ore.-- Boating season is just around the corner and people can now get a head- start on inspection. The Jackson County Sheriff's Marine Division and U.S. Coast Guards conducted boat insp ...

22 March 2014

Whale watching week

Posted in Weather, Local, Regional

Brookings, Ore.-- Saturday marks the first day of whale watching week on the Oregon coast. It's the time of year where about 18,000 gray whales will pass close to Oregon heading from Baja California ...

22 March 2014

More ski options for Mt. Ashland ski pass holders

Posted in Weather, Sports, Regional, Entertainment

Ashland, Ore. -- The Mt. Ashland ski area, may not have opened this year but several regional ski resorts are hoping to make that up to Mt. Ashland pass holders.   Mt. Hood Meadows is offering disc ...

21 March 2014

Firefighters kept busy with out of control burns

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Weather, Local, Regional

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Firefighters did what they could to keep controlled burns under control Friday. In Sam's Valley one neighbor watched it all from her front yard. "I saw a lot of smoke and the neig ...

19 March 2014

Drought state of emergency declared in Jackson County

Posted in Weather, Local

County commissioners voted unanimous to declare a drought state of emergency in Jackson County. Music to County Watermaster Travis Kelly ears. He said "this year potentially has been the lowest sno ...

18 March 2014

Declaring a drought declaration of emergency in Jackson County?

Posted in Weather, Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Governor Kitzhaber has already declared a drought declaration of emergency in four Southern Oregon counties, including Klamath and Lake.Now, the county administrator wants something ...