heat wave

High temps have potential impact on air traffic

Medford, Ore. – Local travel is being affected by the high temperatures we are seeing this week. At the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport, Director Bern Case said days like these can create an issue with density altitude. Case explained the hotter it …

Oregon Zoo animals beat the heat

Portland, Ore. (NBCNC) – Humans aren’t the only ones looking for ways to beat the heat as temperatures in Oregon are soaring to record highs. The staff at the Oregon Zoo have been working hard to make sure its animals are remaining …

Portland residents prep for heat wave

Portland, Ore. (KOIN/CNN Newsource) – Near record-breaking heat is expected to hit Oregon this week, and Portland residents are getting ready… Tuesday’s forecast is packing expected temperatures up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. And as the days go on, there’s still no sign …

How you can avoid heat-related illnesses

Medford, Ore. – Excessive heat watches and warnings have been issued for western Oregon. Now, experts are reminding residents about how to protect their health from extreme heat. According the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, symptoms of heat stress can …

California wineries prepping for heat wave

Santa Maria, Calif. (KEYT/CNN Newsource) – Winemaker James Murphy gave a brief tour of the sprawling Central Coast Wine Services Winery facility in Santa Maria and its vast climate controlled storage facility. Murphy said, “Ideally 55 degrees is the golden temperature for me.” …