August 14 – Morning Headlines
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- Suspicious fire hits Eugene RV dealership
Almost two dozen firefighters from two fire stations were sent to a fire at a west Eugene RV dealership Tuesday morning. Fire investigators say the fire may have been intentionally..
- Bethel drops charter school
Last-minute appeals by parents, teachers and board members at an emotional hearing on Monday were not enough to salvage HomeSource Family Charter School, which will lose its contract to operate in the Bethel School District at the end of this month. Bu…
- Dexter Lake alert issued due to algae
It’s hot and getting hotter, and one more Lane County lake has sprouted a toxic algae bloom. State officials on Monday said that based on scum they have observed, Dexter Lake has toxic blue-green algae. They issued an advisory urging peopl…
- Eugene Police records department open at new location
The public records department is open for business at the new police station at 300 Country Club Road.
- Willamette officially a water trail
The Willamette River on Monday officially joined a growing list of rivers nationwide designated by the federal government as “national water trails.” A burgeoning number of kayakers, canoers and others have been taking to the Willamette in recent y…
- Eaton matches wits with Letterman
Ashton Eaton’s future in the decathlon is bright. In comedy? Maybe not so much. The Olympic decathlon world record holder and Eugene resident enjoyed the first spoils of his Olympic gold medal on Monday night, appearing on CBS’s “The Late Show Wi…
- Ems get the key hit finally in the eighth
Though the hits were few and far between, the Eugene Emeralds found a way to complete the come-from-behind victory over Tri-City, 7-5, in front of 2,145 in Northwest League baseball Monday night at PK Park. The Ems scored two runs in the bottom of the …
- Willamette Valley remains perfect
Bryce Boettcher went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lead the Willamette Valley All-Stars to a 15-3 victory over Grand Forks (N.D.) at the Cal Ripken 10-year-old World Series on Monday. Kayden Miller, Gavin ..
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Forecast: getting hot!
A high pressure ridge (“Arch” shape on brown line) has been building over us and allowed for hot weather. The ridge has weakened and along with a weak frontal system (position shown is still offshore) that will slide by mainly north of us today not having any effect on our weather except to cool us down a bit and making us feel like the hot weather is over. The high pressure ridge will strengthen again for another round of increasing temperatures back to hot.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Mostly sunny today, clear this evening, partly cloudy late tonight and Wednesday AM, sunny and warmer in the afternoon, clear Wednesday night, sunny and Hot Thursday, then clear Thursday night highs 88-100 lows 55-57. Sunny Friday AM, partly cloudy and just a bit cooler in the afternoon, partly cloudy in the evening, mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers late Friday night and Saturday AM, partly cloudy and cooler with a slight (20%) chance of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening, mostly cloudy late Saturday night, a mix of clouds and sun Sunday AM, mostly sunny Sunday afternoon, then partly cloudy Sunday night an Monday highs 95-82 lows 56-52. (seasonal averages high 83 low 51)
- 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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