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Tornado destroys barns near Lebanon

Lacomb, Ore. (KPTV) – An Oregon community about 80 miles south of Portland is cleaning up debris after a tornado destroyed two barns. No one was hurt. People who saw the tornado say it happened fast, and was extremely violent. It happened …

Winter arrives early in Oregon

Timberline Lodge, Ore. (KGW) – Snow plows were busy Tuesday at Oregon’s Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Meadows after the first snowfall of what will become the ski and snowboard season. Summer is not officially over, but Monday, snow started falling, and …

Hurricane Maria churns toward Caribbean

(NBC News) – A hurricane watch was issued for Puerto Rico early Monday as Maria left residents of Irma-battered Caribbean islands racing to prepare for yet another potentially powerful storm. Maria was about 85 miles east of Martinique at 8 a.m. ET, …

Big weather changes ahead for the region

Medford, Ore. — Changes in the weather could make a big dent in Oregon and California’s fire seasons. Cool temps, rain and even snow are in the forecast. “Mother Nature’s gonna do a lot more than probably we could do on the …

Irma leaves millions without power

(NBC News) – More than 6 million people are without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Now a tropical storm, Irma continues to churn over north Florida and Georgia. Irma first made landfall in the Florida Keys, then slowly cut a …

Crews looking for new lightning-sparked fires

Central Point, Ore. – Fire crews are chasing down any new fires that may have been sparked by lightning strikes. ODF’s Southwest Oregon District was hit with 200 lightning strikes in the span of a few hours Wednesday. The Oregon Department of …

All eyes on Irma

(NBC News) – Hurricane Irma has residents from Florida to North Carolina preparing for the worst. “Regardless of which coast you live on, be prepared to evacuate, this storm can change,” Florida Governor Rick Scott warned Thursday. Those sentiments were echoed by …

Floridians stocking up for Irma

(NBC News) – Hurricane Irma, a record-breaking and potentially catastrophic storm, is moving closer to the U.S. mainland. Irma’s first strike came overnight on the island of Barbuda, delivering sheets of rain and wind gusts of at least 155 miles an hour, …
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