June 11 – Morning Headlines
- Water quality worries in Dexter
DEXTER — The torrent of rains that came pouring down the Cascade foothills in January swamped the Dexter Sanitary District, pushing sewage that hadn’t been fully treated out of the system’s drain fields and into the reservoir. The water eventuall…
- City floats street compromise
After their objections to the planned rebuilding of West 24th Avenue were recently dismissed, leaders of the Friendly Area Neighbors today will discuss whether to appeal the decision or seek a compromise with city officials. “We’ll see what the boa…
- Tunnel closures begin today
Call them the new summer rules for anyone traveling on Highway 58 between the Eugene-Springfield area and Central Oregon. Beginning today, and continuing all summer, the Salt Creek Tunnel between Oakridge and Willamette Pass will be closed from 8 p.m.
- I-5 work to bring night lane closures
Beginning this week, motorists using Interstate 5 can expect lane and shoulder closures, during nighttime hours only, on two 13-mile stretches of the freeway north and south of Eugene. The closures will allow Wildish Standard Paving of Eugene, acting a…
- Poll says voters favor street repairs
The only poll that really counts is five months away, but Eugene voters appear to favor another street repair bond measure, according to a recent survey. A telephone poll showed 59 percent of Eugene voters supported a $43 million street repair bond mea..
- Oregon comes from behind to beat Kent State 3-2
Freshman right-hander Jake Reed allowed two runs and five hits to steady Oregon in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory Sunday night that snapped Kent State’s 21-game winning streak and pushed the…
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Tim Chuey Weather:
Forecast: Mostly Sunny
An upper air trough of low pressure (shaded “U”shape) has moved over Oregon and is slowly moving eastward. High pressure took over and that, of course, brought us sunshine. Another upper level low over the Gulf of Alaska will rotate weak disturbances our way starting today returning the slight chance of showers through the rest of the workweek.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Mostly sunny and warmer today, partly cloudy this evening, mostly cloudy tonight, mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of rain Tuesday AM, a slight (20%) chance of showers in the afternoon through Wednesday AM, partly cloudy Wednesday afternoon and evening, then mostly cloudy late Wednesday night highs 76-66 lows 53-45. Mostly cloudy Thursday, partly cloudy Thursday night through Friday night, a mix of clouds and sun with a slight (20%) chance of showers Saturday, mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of rain Saturday night, then a mix of clouds and sun with a slight (20%) chance of showers Sunday highs 67-75 cooling to near 70 Sunday lows 48-52. (seasonal averages high 72 low 47).
- Forecast for the Umpqua Basin including Roseburg
- Forecast for the South Oregon Coast including Coos Bay and North Bend
- Forecast for the Cascades of Lane County
Because weather forecasting is a combination of science, intuition, and timing there can be no absolute guarantees that individual forecasts will be 100% accurate. Nature is in a constant state of flux and sudden unexpected weather events can happen.
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