September 13 – Morning Headlines
- Skydiving company sues city
After six years of bickering about whether skydivers should be able to land at Creswell’s municipal airport, Eugene Skydivers has filed a lawsuit claiming the city’s no-parachuting rules have cost the company about $735,000. In the suit, the skydiv…
- Lawsuit claims student was bullied
The representative for a former Cal Young Middle School student has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Eugene School District, alleging that school officials failed to put a stop to pervasive bullying the boy endured over three years because …
- Bucket of American Foulbrood puts Eugene bees in peril
A mysterious white bucket of spilled honey was found a couple weeks ago near the corner of Loraine Highway and McBride Road. The honey was contaminated with a rare honey bee disease known as American Foulbrood.
- Casting company needs 200 extras in Eugene on Thursday
A casting company is looking for 200 male and female extras over age 18 for a commercial being filmed in Eugene on Thursday, Sept. 13.
- Thurston grad serving in Afghanistan loses foot to IED injuries
A hometown soldier injured in an IED attack in Afghanistan has lost his right foot and ankle to his injuries.
- Teachers face new evaluations
Some Eugene School District teachers will get a whole new level of scrutiny this year as the district rolls out a pilot project for evaluating them, using criteria that include student achievement. The pilot project will be used in six schools and is E…
- Study: Car thieves prefer older models
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has released a list of the top 10 most stolen vehicles in Oregon – and not one of the cars was built before 2002.
- Second body discovered on Rainier is Springfield man
The Pierce County medical examiner’s office says the second of two bodies recently recovered from a Mount Rainier glacier is that of a 54-year-old Springfield man who was one of four people who vanished in January storms. The medical exami…
- Oregon, OSU gain top 199 rankings
The U.S. News & World Report college rankings today brought good news for Oregon parents and high schoolers. Both of the state’s big research universities ranked in the best 199 of 1,400 colleges and universities in the country. The University of…
- Fueled by competitiveness, Terrance Mitchell ready to lead Oregon’s secondary
Robert Woods was killing the Ducks. The 6-foot-1 Trojan wideout had just caught his second touchdown of the day as USC took a 21-7 lead during last November’s showdown at Autzen. With LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and other NBA stars on hand, Ore…
- Schmaedick, Darland win at pre-district
Maggie Schmaedick covered the 5,000-meter course in 19 minutes, 43.81 seconds to lead Sheldon to the girls team title at the Southwest Conference pre-district cross country meet on Wednesday. The Irish won the meet with 77 points, edging ou…
- Ducks slash prices on some season tickets
The University of Oregon will be reducing the prices for some of its men’s basketball season tickets, which go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday. The effort to make more affordable seats available to Duck fans comes on the heels of the school receiving compla…
- Ducks sweep PSU, remain undefeated
The University of Oregon volleyball team kept its unbeaten record alive Wednesday with a sweep at Portland State. The No. 9-ranked Ducks (9-0) downed the Vikings (4-7) 25-23, 25-23, 25-19 for their sixth sweep of the season. It also pushed…
- Charter, DirecTV customers get discount
Oregon fans who are customers of DirecTV or Charter Cable can get reduced price tickets to the Ducks’ game against Tennessee Tech on Saturday at Autzen Stadium. The athletic department is offering tickets for $30 for those who have either service, $9..
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Tim Chuey Weather:
Look for a lot of sunshine today with hot high temperatures. What about Friday and the weekend?
Forecast: Sunny and Hot
Advisories: A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM FRIDAY FOR FORESTED AREAS IN A LARGE PART OF NORTHERN OREGON AND A SMALL PART OF SOUTHERN OREGON. HERE ARE THE DETAILS OF THE RED FLAG WARNING.
A high pressure ridge (“Arch shape shaded grey and with blue arrows ”) is bringing back the sunshine and will warm us up through the rest of the workweek. A cold front will move through on Saturday, but only bring us a few more clouds and cooler temperatures.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Sunny and hot today, clear tonight, mostly sunny and cooler Friday, partly cloudy Friday night, mostly sunny Saturday AM, partly cloudy in the afternoon and Saturday night highs 90-80 lows near 50. A mix of clouds and sun Sunday AM, mostly sunny Sunday afternoon, mostly clear at night, sunny Monday, mostly clear Monday night, then mostly sunny Tuesday and Wednesday with mostly clear skies Tuesday night highs 80-83 cooling to near 80 Wednesday lows 52-47. (seasonal averages high 78 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.
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