heat

More smoke to come in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — Smoke is clearing up in the Rogue Valley but meteorologist say it won’t last too long. National Weather Service meteorologist Sven Nelaimischikies has been tracking the smoke closely since nearby wildfires started more than a month ago. While some days …

How to deal with extreme heat

Medford, Ore. — Medical experts say dehydration happens very quickly in extreme heat. According to Providence physician assistant Collette Rhyner, you can even have hallucinations in extreme cases of heat stroke. It’s recommended to drink lots of fluids, and to stay away …

Staying safe in the extreme heat

Medford, Ore. — We’ve hit 100 degrees or more every day in August, and 9 times so far this year. No matter your age, the extreme heat can take a toll on your body. But doctors say there are steps you can …

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.” …