July 24 – Morning Headlines

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It took a helicopter and a rescue team to retrieve an injured cliff-diver at the Tamolitch Pool near McKenzie Bridge.

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It took a helicopter and a rescue team to retrieve an injured cliff-diver at the Tamolitch Pool near McKenzie Bridge.
  • Woman injured in leap from cliff
    A Black Hawk helicopter rescued a Eugene woman who had suffered a whiplash-type back injury while making a 60-foot jump into Tamolitch Pool near the McKenzie River’s headwaters. The woman, identified by authorities as 21-year-old …
  • LTD wins grant for hybrid buses
    Lane Transit District on Monday said it has won a $2.5 million federal grant to help buy new hybrid-electric buses to replace worn-out diesel ones. But the federal cash spigot may run a little less freely for the agency in coming years. LTD, thanks in …
  • Diesel spill reported on central Oregon coast
    A cleanup operation is under way on the central Oregon coast after a fishing vessel carrying about 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel hit a jetty.
  • Natty dredge
    A dredging ship works in the Siuslaw River on Friday while two people watch from the jetty. The dredging in Florence is part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan for clearing the river mouth and its shipping channel. …

Keep Current: – EDN Headline News, Sports and Weather

Tim Chuey Weather:

Plenty of sunshine today for your Tuesday and the rest of the week is looking good.

High: 86
Low: 53
Forecast: dry & mostly sunny

An upper level low is swinging through southern British Columbia into Washington and Northern Oregon. It will only provide some clouds, but no precipitation. Temperatures will hover at or near normals for this time of the year.

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The pollen count for the Eugene-Springfield area is:
Grass- Low (3)
Trees- Low (7)
Data from Oregon Allergy Associates
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Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: A mix of clouds and sun this AM, sunny this afternoon, partly cloudy tonight through Wednesday evening, mostly cloudy Wednesday night, partly cloudy Thursday, then mostly clear Thursday night highs 82-86 cooling to 82 Thursday lows near 53. Mostly sunny Friday through Monday with mostly clear nights highs near 80 lows near 53. (seasonal averages high 84 low 52)

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.

Keep Current on the Weather: timchueyweather4u.com

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