September 11 – Morning Headlines
- Police chief offers adjustments to exclusion zone A compromise proposal by Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns may not be enough to save the downtown exclusion zone in its present form. In its first meeting outside the now-closed City Hall, the City Council on Monday discussed the controversial ordinance, …
- Wildfire southwest of Sisters blows up to 4,300 acres Strong winds and dry fuels caused the Pole Creek Fire in the Three Sisters Wilderness to almost triple in size Monday, with approximately 300 firefighters now battling the 4,300-acre blaze. About 35 recreation users were successfully evacua…
- Oregon gillnet foes end ballot measure campaign
A measure that would ban nontribal gillnet fishing on the Columbia River remains on the fall ballot, but its chance of being approved is dying. Stop Gillnets Now, the campaign committee created to promote Measure 81, announced Monday that …
- Most new Oregon state hires are temporary workers About two-thirds of the workers hired by the state of Oregon since the 2008 recession have been temporary.
- AAA: Average price of gasoline in Oregon $4.04 The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $4.04.
- Pac-12 honors two Beavers
Oregon State’s Camille Saxton and Becky Defoe were named Pac-12 offensive and defensive players of the week for their performances at the Chicago Classic last weekend that included an upset of second-ranked Penn State. Saxton, a senior,…
- The beatings go on for Oregon volleyball If rhythm is its game, the Oregon women’s volleyball team felt a bit off beat Monday in a nonconference match at Matthew Knight Arena. But by night’s end, the No. 9 Ducks worked through it and finished off Saint Mary’s in three games, 27-25, 25-2…
- Broken kneecap fells Oregon’s Carson York for season One day after learning they lost their most experienced defender for the Oregon football season, the Ducks found out Monday they’ll be without their most experienced offensive player for the rest of the year, too. Senior guard Carson York said he’l…
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Tim Chuey Weather:
A cooler than normal day today, but more sunshine and Easterly winds will warm us up as the week progresses. High: 89 Low: 37 Forecast: sunshine An upper level trough of low pressure (“U” shape in blue arrows and shaded) is moving away from the Pacific Northwest and with the help of a cold front brought a little rain to us Monday morning. A high pressure ridge (“Arch shape shaded grey and with blue arrows ”) will bring back the sunshine and warm us up a bit starting today, but the warming to more normal and above normal temperatures will take place Wednesday and Thursday.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Partly cloudy and colder with patchy fog this AM, sunny this afternoon, clear tonight, sunny and warmer Wednesday, clear Wednesday night, sunny and warmer Thursday, then clear Thursday night highs 75-89 lows 37-46. Mostly sunny Friday, mostly clear at night, mostly sunny but cooler Saturday, clear in the evening, partly cloudy Saturday night, mostly sunny Sunday, clear at night, then mostly sunny Monday highs 84-79 lows 48-53. (seasonal averages high 79 low 48)
- 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. Keep Current on the Weather: timchueyweather4u.com