October 18 – Morning Headlines

County tables coal conversation, delays till next meeting. (image forumlane.org - PatFarr)

Morning Headlines

County tables coal conversation, the 30+ attendees will have to wait until the next Commissioners meeting. (image forumlane.org – PatFarr)
  • County puts off coal consideration
    More than 30 people packed a Lane County commissioners’ meeting Wednesday to speak out on the prospect of a coal port proposed in Coos Bay, only to learn that the topic was being pulled from the county board’s agenda. Board of Commissioners Chairma…
  • Homeless village advances
    With a new sense of urgency, the Eugene City Council on Wednesday asked its staff to identify potential sites for a homeless village. Councilors voted 7-1 to direct city officials to produce by Oct. 31 a list of city-controlled sites that could serve a…
  • ‘Cougar sightings have been more frequent lately’
    “Cougar sightings have been more frequent lately,” LCC said in an email to students and staff Wednesday. “A cougar was seen late last evening in the southwest part of main campus.”
  • One arrested after fire on porch of Eugene clinic
    Police took a man into custody Wednesday morning after a witness reported seeing the man set a fire on the porch of a downtown clinic.
  • Cougars keep Lane at bay in 3-0 win
    Morgan McCall scored two goals, and South Region leader Clackamas defeated Lane 3-0 in NWAACC women’s soccer on Wednesday at the LCC fields. McCall scored in the 42nd minute and again in the 68th, and Kelsie Knight added a goal in the 86th minute. Me…
  • Final push sends Sheldon’s Gracie Todd to victory
    Sheldon’s Gracie Todd ran out to the lead at the start of the Country Fair Classic and stayed there until 150 meters remained when Hidden Valley’s Sierra Brown ran past her. Todd’s confidence was shaken and she had a choice to make.

Keep Current: – EDN Headline News, Sports and Weather

Tim Chuey Weather:

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Enjoy the sunshine today because the rain is not too far off.

High: 67
Low: 45
Forecast: Mostly Sunny

high pressure ridge has positioned itself so that we are going to get an airflow out of the northwest pushing a frontal system (shown offshore) into the Pacific Northwest returning the clouds and the chance of rain and lowering mountain snow levels down to the passes. This storm could produce the first snowfall of the season at pass levels.

Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Partly cloudy with patchy fog this AM, mostly sunny this afternoon, mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of rain in the evening, a (30%) chance of rain late tonight (0.10 in. of rain possible), showers likely (60%) Friday (0.10 in. of rain possible) and Friday evening, a (40%) chance of showers late Friday night (0.20 in. of rain possible), a mix of clouds and sun with a (40%) chance of showers Saturday, then mostly cloudy with a (40%) chance of showers Saturday night highs 67-57 lows 45-48 cooling to 37 Saturday night. Mostly cloudy with a good (50%) chance of showers Sunday, a (40%) chance of showers Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a good (50%) chance of showers Monday through Tuesday, then mostly cloudy with a (40%) chance of showers Tuesday night and Wednesday highs 55-60 lows near 39. (seasonal averages high 63 low 41)

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

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