July 24 – Morning Headlines
- 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. …
- Eugene Emeralds try new ticket promotion to benefit Special Olympics
Fans can name their own ticket price for Monday night’s Ems game.
- Oregon to test drones to monitor seabirds
Oregon officials plan to test drone aircraft taking smartphone photos of seabirds that eat salmon and steelhead heading to the ocean.
- Oregon Prepares for Fall Web Worms
Pesky web forming worms are invading Oregon. Sometimes the worms are called tent worms, but the proper name is actually the Fall Web Worms. Last year there was quite the outbreak of the web worm in southern Oregon. In fact, entomologist…
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Tim Chuey Weather:
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.
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)
- 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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