FORT MEYERS, Fla. – Officials say hurricane Ian is set to become the largest natural disaster in Florida’s history. At least 19 people have been killed and search and rescue efforts are still ongoing. Now, Ian has its sights set ...

Author: Mike Benner, Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. — The early images of Hurricane Ian slamming into the coast of southwest Florida on Wednesday is concerning even to those familiar with disasters. “We are certainly keeping tabs on it,” Alison ...

TAMPA, Fla. (CNN) – Hurricane Ian, a monster Category 4 storm, made landfall on Florida’s southwestern coast Wednesday afternoon. Residents were dealing with mass flooding, power outages, and strong wind gusts. And that’s before the storm hit. Florida Governor Ron ...

TAMPA, Fla. (NBC) – Hurricane Ian is growing in intensity Tuesday morning and it could be a monster Category 4 storm when it makes landfall in Florida later this week. Forecasters are predicting historic rain, catastrophic winds, and life-threatening storm ...

TAMPA, Fla. (NBC) – The entire state of Florida is under a state of emergency as Hurricane Ian takes aim. The storm is strengthening as it approaches Cuba and is expected to grow even stronger as it enters the Gulf ...

Author: Jamie Parfitt (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — A thunderstorm rolled through northeastern Oregon on Thursday, dumping intense hail on parts of Wallowa and Union counties. In some areas, the hail was large and heavy enough to cause property damage. ...

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 ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) OREGON, USA (KGW) — Last year’s heat wave brought big changes to Oregon, like new, permanent requirements for employers to protect employees who work in the heat from heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is ramping up air conditioning unit deliveries amid a looming heatwave. The program is a result of Oregon Senate Bill 1536, which introduced emergency rules regarding indoor temperature controls. Following the passage of ...

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 ...

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