SOUTHERN OREGON, —With record temperatures this week, we’re learning what impact that has on our Rogue Valley vineyards. The vines shut down because of the extreme heat and go into survival mode. This results in the slowing of the development ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW), KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — After nearly 100 Oregonians died during the historic heat wave of 2021, leaders were pressed to make changes to ensure more people have access to critical resources like 211info. 211 is ...

SALEM, Ore.— Governor Kate Brown Tuesday declared a state of emergency in 25 Oregon counties, as extreme heat is in the forecast.  The declaration was made to “ensure additional resources are available to respond to forecasted excessively high temperatures.”  The ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Organizations across the region are gearing up to make sure the homeless are hydrated and stay safe during the forecasted heat wave. On Sunday, a team with the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – With a hot day in the forecast, Medford’s city manager declared a “severe weather event,” allowing for the opening of a cooling shelter. The City of Medford is partnering with ACCESS and the Jackson County Library ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. —After a small break from the triple digits, the heat is returning to the region. But this time, it’ll be coupled with smoke in the valley from the ongoing wildfires. The combination of the two make for ...

SALEM, Ore. – More deaths in Oregon are being attributed to the latest heatwave. Oregon State Police said as of June 30, 63 recent deaths may have been associated with historic high temperatures in the Pacific Northwest. By July 6, ...

SALEM, Ore. – During this latest heatwave, Oregonians will be allowed to pump their own gas. The Oregon State Fire Marshal is suspending regulations that prohibit the self-serve of gasoline at retail gas stations across the state from the evening ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — High temperatures prompting southern Oregonians to head for water Sunday. As a result, Lake of the Woods Resort quickly hit capacity Sunday morning, forcing cars to wait to take their turn once somebody else left. Boaters dealt with ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — As triple digits will be the norm for several days here in the Rogue Valley, multiple cities opened up cooling shelters for people to get some relief. For people living outdoors on a daily basis, the heat ...

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