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January 15 – Morning Headlines

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Eugene City Council
“The general fund is being squeezed by two factors: ever-increasing employee costs, including pension contributions, and slower-than-projected growth in property tax revenues.”  The City Council proposes a “membership” type fee for residents and businesses in Eugene, plus a mirrored increase in stormwater fees.
  • Kitzhaber: Pension, prison cuts tough but needed
    Gov. John Kitzhaber says he recognizes he’s asking state lawmakers to make politically risky decisions on public pensions and prisons, but he says tough choices are needed to boost school…
  • Eugene council advances fee plan
    Eugene voters in May could determine the fate of a proposed new fee to help pay for city services. The City Council on Monday night voted 6-2 to hold a public hearing next month on a fee that is not to exceed $10 a month, or $120 a year, per …
  • Teens accused of shooting deputy’s car, others with pellet gun
    Two teens face accusations they shot a pellet gun at passing cars Saturday night – including the first sheriff’s patrol car to arrive on scene.
  • Lakers win another rout
    Kiana Brown scored 27 points, 18 in the first half, and had nine steals to lead Triangle Lake to a 75-23 victory over the host Sailors. Abi Wynn added 17 points and five steals for Triangle Lake (14-2, 8-0 Mountain West), which had 21
  • Arbogast joins OSU soccer
    South Eugene High forward Matt Arbogast is one of three players to join the Oregon State men’s soccer program for winter trimester, the school announced. Seven seniors left last year’s team, and Arbogast, a 5-foot-11 forward who was a first
  • Oregon football rated most ‘valuable’ team in the Pac-12 at $264.6 million
    Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, found the inherent value of over 100 FBS teams.

Keep Current: – EDN Headline News, Sports and Weather

Tim Chuey Weather:

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Look for fog and freezing fog again this morning, then lots of clouds this afternoon with possible sun breaks. Watch out for slippery roadways.

Cold high pressure (shaded “Arch” shape) has positioned itself off the the Pacific Northwest coast. That ridge aloft along with high pressure (Blue “H”) at the surface will keep storm systems away from the Pacific Northwest for the next 7 days. Watch out for slippery roadways late night and early AM due to fog freezing on the surface of the road.

[gn_spoiler title=”ADVISORIES” open=”0″ style=”2″]A FREEZE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM UNTIL 9 AM TODAY FOR THE SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST. A FROST ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM UNTIL 9 AM TODAY FOR THE SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTH OREGON COAST. AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM THURSDAY FOR CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY, EASTERN CURRY COUNTY, JOSEPHINE COUNTY, THE EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY FOOTHILLS, JACKSON COUNTY, AND UNTIL 4 AM SUNDAY FOR THE KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY, WESTERN, CENTRAL, AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY.[/gn_spoiler]

High: 43
Low: 28
Forecast: Patchy fog and freezing fog this AM, cloudy this afternoon, patchy fog and freezing fog tonight and Wednesday AM, partly cloudy in the afternoon and evening, cloudy with patchy fog and freezing fog Wednesday night and Thursday AM, partly cloudy in the afternoon and evening, then cloudy with patchy fog and freezing fog late Thursday night  highs 36-43 lows 28-32. Cloudy with patchy fog and freezing fog Friday AM, partly cloudy in the afternoon and evening, mostly cloudy with with areas of fog and freezing fog late at night and Saturday AM, then partly cloudy Saturday afternoon through Monday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) highs 50-52 lows near 33. (seasonal averages high 47 low 34)

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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When the weather forecast is bad and the news is bad, there is always music. In this case it’s an album of exceptional local Eugene talent whose proceeds benefit the Kindtree Autism Rocks charity. Support Autism, the arts, and a bright spot in your day.

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