National Weather Service

Water levels higher than normal

Medford, Ore., — The National Weather Service says water levels are above normal for this time of year. Because of all the rain and snow, reservoir levels around the Rogue Valley are 120 to 150 percent higher than last year. That’s good …

Sprague River runs high

Sprague River, Ore. – Recent storms are not only causing flooding problems west of the Cascades, but also in high desert areas to the east. There’s currently a flood watch on the Sprague River in Klamath County. Property owner Tina Sharp was …

Ashland prepares for potential flooding

Flooding is the next major concern as Southern Oregon and Northern California deal with the after effects of a significant storm. Several counties are included in what’s called the hydrologic outlook from the National Weather Service including Jackson and Josephine. With warmer …

Flood watch issued for most of Jackson County

Jackson County, Ore. – The National Weather Service office in Medford has issued a flood watch for a portion of southwest Oregon including most of Jackson County. The watch includes the cities of Medford, Ashland, Butte Falls, Prospect, Rogue River and Ruch. …

Oregon ice shuts down schools

Ore. — (KGW) The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for Oregon’s Columbia Gorge and the North Oregon Cascades. The warning takes effect at 4 p.m. Tuesday and lasts through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Ice up to a half-inch thick …

Flood deaths leave town in mourning

Utah — (KSL) The search for five people still missing after being caught in a flash flood near Hildale, Utah on Monday continues. One of the five is a woman, while the other four are children, authorities said. Eight more members of the …