National Weather Service

Fire danger is rising ODF warns

MEDFORD, Ore.– Fire danger is rising in southern Oregon as warm and dry weather continues. Oregon Department of Forestry says it already responded to several human-caused fires from runaway burn piles. “People should just be prepared that this fire season has the …

Protecting plants from the cold

MEDFORD, Ore. — The freezing temperatures can be dangerous for plants, so you’ll want to take steps to protect them. Sub-freezing temperatures can kill crops, sensitive vegetation and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Four Seasons Nursery said summer annual plants like marigolds and …

Flood warning issued for Sprague River

BEATTY, Ore. – A flood warning is now in effect for the Sprague River in Klamath County. Former Klamath County Commissioner Tom Mallams owns a ranch just north of the Sprague River. He knows the river well. “It’s really flat down there, …

Air stagnation advisory for Jackson County

MEDFORD, Ore.– An air stagnations advisory is now in effect for Jackson County. That’s coming from the National Weather Service which says that air quality could be unhealthy for some people. According to Jackson County Environmental Public Health, the advisory will go from now till noon Monday. A health …

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 …