March 2 – Morning Headlines

Everyone is impatient for spring.


Everyone is impatient for spring.
  • Car hits, injures Springfield pedestrian
    Police closed a portion of eastbound Main St. Thursday night after a car struck a pedestrian at 19th Avenue in Springfield.
  • Last defendants sentenced in Marcola kidnapping case
    A 21-year-old rural Springfield man got a 70-month prison sentence this week — and a tongue-lashing from a judge — for his linchpin role in the kidnapping and assault of a Marcola man last October. Cody Morton was among five men tending an illegal …
  • Eugene candidate field set
    Barring successful write-in candidacies, three Eugene City Councilors are on their way to re-election, and the Eugene Water and Electric Board will get two new commisioners. The filing deadline for candidates to file for Eugene mayor, city council and …
  • Senate kills gun bill
    The Oregon Senate this morning narrowly voted down a proposal to prevent concealed handgun licenses holders from bringing their firearms onto the grounds of public schools and universities. Two Democrats – Sen. Betsy Johnson of Scappoose an…
  • Beavers Snap Losing Skid, Handle The Utes 77-67
    Jared Cunningham led four players in double figures with 17 points as Oregon State (16-13, 6-11 Pac-12) defeated Utah (6-23, 3-14) 77-67 in a game that wasn’t as close as the final score indicated. The Beavers led wire-to-wire to end a five-game skid. …
  • Oregon rallies past Colorado to move into tie for third in Pac-12
    Oregon did what it had to do Thursday night, overtaking Colorado in the second half and pulling away in the final minutes for a 90-81 win over the Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena. Devoe Joseph led the Ducks (21-8 overall) with 24 points as the Ducks …
  • Oregon women’s basketball tops Colorado 64-62
    Oregon will finish below .500 in Pac-12 regular-season play, but the Ducks took a big step towards making a successful run in the Pac-12 Tournament by defeating host Colorado 64-62 Thursday night. The Ducks (15-14, 7-10 Pac-12), who entered the game in…

Tim Chuey Weather:

There will be a chance of showers for your Friday and early AM Saturday, but Sunday should be dry with sunshine.

High: 58
Low: 37
Rain: 50% chance

Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Mostly cloudy with areas of fog early this AM, mostly cloudy with a (40%) chance of rain (0.15 in. of rain possible) today, cloudy with a good (50%) chance of rain tonight, mostly cloudy with a (40%) chance of rain Saturday AM, a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon, partly cloudy Saturday night, areas of AM fog, a mix of clouds and sun Sunday, then mostly cloudy Sunday night highs 45-58 lows 37-40. Cloudy with a good (50%) chance of rain Monday, rain likely (60%) Monday night, mostly cloudy with showers likely (60%) Tuesday, then a good (50%) chance of showers Tuesday night through Thursday highs 52-46 lows near 37. (seasonal averages high 54 low 36)

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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