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Winter storm slams southeast

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (NBC) – It continues to be a rough go for millions across the southeast—pounded by a massive winter storm, dumping more than a foot of snow and ice across an area not used to dealing with the extreme conditions. The …

Mt. Ashland on track for weekend opening

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — No one is happier about the recent snow than Mt. Ashland Ski Area, they’re hoping to open this weekend. Right now Mt. Ashland is measuring 24 inches on the snow stake. But despite the weekend help from mother …

ODOT preps for winter storm

The first significant winter storm of the season is on the way, and drivers are being urged to use extreme caution on the roads. The Oregon Department of Transportation was prepping for the winter storm all day Friday. ODOT told NBC5 News …

Climate change could impact winter recreation

ASHLAND, Ore. — The latest report on climate change shows major impacts to our way of life in the Pacific Northwest. Hotter temperatures contributing to drought and rising sea levels, threatening our forests and coastlines, experts warn the impacts could take a …

Studded tires season begins November 1

SALEM, Ore. – Starting November 1, Oregon drivers will be able to install studded tires on their vehicles. The Oregon Department of Transportation said even though studded tires are allowed through March 31, damage caused by the metal studs cause about $8.5 …

Texas flooding: no relief in sight

Llano, Texas (NBC News) – Much of Central Texas is underwater after days of rain, and the wet weather is expected to continue into the weeekend. At least two people have died in the floods, and first responders have carried out dozens …

NOAA: Pacific Northwest may see a mild winter

SALEM, Ore. – The Pacific Northwest could experience higher than normal temperatures this winter, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Climate models for the 2018-2019 season show our region will likely see a warmer than normal winter, with normal precipitation …

Oregon preparing for the next big earthquake

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s not if but when the “big one” will hit. A catastrophic earthquake from the Cascadia subduction zone is expected to hit Oregon and other Northwestern states. It’s the reason experts say we need to be prepared. Experts say the …

How to prepare for winter weather, now

MEDFORD, Ore.— Although the Rogue Valley is far from seeing winter weather, other areas in southern Oregon have already seen some snow in higher elevations. But as it turns out, the perfect time to get prepared for severe weather might be sooner …