September 17 – Morning Headlines
- Rail line, trucking depot on track
A Veneta businessman is proceeding with plans to build a truck and rail transfer depot west of Eugene, despite failing to win a nearly $500,000 state grant for the project. Greg Demers would buy an abandoned mill site and gun range that sit alongside a…
- 1,100 people fighting fire near Sisters; residents on alert for evacuation
More than 1,100 people are fighting to keep a wildfire in Central Oregon from forcing residents from their homes.
- West Eugene EmX analysis positive
The controversial extension of bus rapid transit to west Eugene got a thumbs up from a city committee that looked at social and environmental effects as well as the economics of the project. The report from the Coordinated Land Use and Transportation A…
- Goal in 109th minute lifts Beavers
Oregon State senior midfielder Megan Miller took Brandi Dawson’s pass Sunday and drove home a goal 109 minutes in the making, defeating Seattle 1-0 in non-conference women’s soccer at Lorenz Field. Had it been another scoreless minute …
- Pre Classic, locals finish with surge
The Prefontaine Classic and a handful of track and field athletes with Oregon ties finished among the leaders of the recently completed Samsung Diamond League season. In fact, the Pre Classic, held at Hayward Field in June, drew 21 athletes who would g…
- Oregon soccer zigs Zags in second half
The Oregon women’s soccer team put the finishing touches on a stellar weekend at home Sunday afternoon with its best offensive performance in three years. The Ducks overwhelmed Gonzaga in a 4-2 victory before a season-high crowd of 897 at Papé Field…
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Tim Chuey Weather:
Another beautiful and warm day today, but the smoke is blowing in from the East again.
Forecast: Sunny and warmer
A high pressure ridge (Shaded “Arch” shape in the Gulf of Alaska) will make sure we will be covered with sunshine and continued warm temperatures for a while yet. We will start to cool down a bit, but temperatures will remain just a bit above normal..
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Sunny and warmer with patchy smoke this afternoon, clear with patchy evening smoke, clear tonight, mostly sunny and a bit cooler Tuesday, mostly clear Tuesday night, mostly sunny and a bit cooler yet Wednesday, then mostly clear Wednesday night highs 89-82 lows near 48. Mostly sunny with slightly above normal temperatures Thursday and Friday while mostly clear Thursday night and partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday AM, mostly sunny Saturday afternoon, partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday AM, then partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of thunderstorms Sunday afternoon highs 83-77 lows near 48. (seasonal averages high 77 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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