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Chances of precipitation and thunderstorms could create additional hazards for the Holiday Farm Fire area. The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch early Thursday morning for areas east of Springfield, starting from 5 p.m. until 5 a.m. Friday morning. 

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Despite the presence of onshore winds, wildfire smoke won’t begin to leave the area until Sunday. 

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A change in weather could help diminish wildfire smoke blanketing much of the state. But the air quality probably will not improve until early next week.  

Karen Richards

Air quality in western Lane County remains at Very Unhealthy levels today due to smoke and ash from several wildfires.

Rachael McDonald

Forecasters are watching a dynamic weather pattern as we anticipate snow in lower elevations on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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You might need extra layers because there’s a potential for snow in the Willamette Valley next week. KLCC spoke to The National Weather Service in Portland.


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With winter officially beginning soon, many residents still reeling from February’s big dump are wondering if this year will see a repeat.  KLCC’s Brian Bull asked a regional meteorologist for their outlook.

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The hot and dry weather this week in Oregon is raising concerns about potential wildfire starts.

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Area rivers are swollen and continue to rise Monday.  The National Weather Service reports that, as of 10:15 am Monday, the Coast Fork of the Willamette river at Goshen was at 15.69 feet. The flood stage is 13 feet.

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An unusually wet April storm system is bringing periods of heavy rain to Northwest Oregon Sunday and will continue through Monday evening.

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High winds and heavy rains knocked out power to 17,000 people in northwestern Oregon, and winter warnings went into effect in western Washington.

It feels like we’re experiencing a mini-heat wave in parts of Oregon. On Tuesday, record highs were recorded in Portland, Astoria and Newport.

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Much of Oregon saw snow these past couple of days. Meteorologists predict that cold, snowy weather will continue over the next couple of weeks.

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This Wednesday could be among the hottest days on record in Eugene.There’s an excessive heat warning in effect for the Willamette Valley and south-west Oregon this week.

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The first weekend of summer is going to be a hot one in Oregon. Clear, sunny skies are forecast with highs in the mid-90s in the Willamette Valley.

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Portland is experiencing its second wettest water year on record, while Eugene is only in its 24th wettest year in history.  It has, however, broken a record for the longest number of days of measurable precipitation at 143 days since October 1st.

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The frigid temperatures will stick around the Willamette Valley through Saturday according to the National Weather Service.

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Wintry weather will continue to hit the southern Willamette Valley through the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service.   

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The Eugene, coastal, and Cascades regions will get cold, wet, and slippery…as a wintry mix is forecasted for the later half of the weekend.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Wind & Rain Hit The Coast and Willamette Valley

Oct 12, 2016
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Western Oregon will see stormy weather the rest of the week and through the weekend. Winds along the coast could reach up to 80 MPH.

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With the exception of the coast, temperatures in the KLCC listening area are expected to approach 100 degrees this weekend.

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This week, Oregon is experiencing a preview of what's to come this summer. In the Willamette Valley, highs are forecast around 90 degrees midweek and next weekend.

Low Air Quality May Lead to Burn Ban

Dec 30, 2015
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Officials are forecasting a rise in air pollution levels in the region through the weekend. Residents of the South Willamette Valley and the Bend area are asked not to burn wood until conditions improve.

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The series of storms hitting the Northwest this month are bringing heavy rain, snow and strong winds. This is causing flooding, landslides, road closures and power outages. A Portland hydrologist says the short-term trouble brings long-term benefits.

It's going to be a white Christmas in the mountain ranges of Oregon. And the Eugene-Springfield area might even get some snow.

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The weekend’s storms brought 20 to 30 inches of new snow to Oregon’s high cascades. Forecasters say another warmer, wet storm is coming.

Snow In The Mountains, Coastal Flooding Possible

Dec 9, 2015
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While rain and flooding is expected to decrease in western Oregon, there is a coastal flood advisory in place until Friday afternoon.

Heavy Rain Expected This Halloween Weekend.

Oct 30, 2015
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The National Weather Service is predicting rain and a drop in temperatures this weekend in Oregon. The "Pineapple Express" weather pattern is a subtropical moisture pocket that follows the jet stream, and many times, ends up hitting the northwest. Clinton Rocky is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Portland. He says snow isn't likely in the high country Friday or Saturday, but…

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It's been a really warm winter so far in Western Oregon. On this Groundhog Day, we checked in with the National Weather Service for a forecast.

Punxutawny Phil of Pennsylvania saw his shadow, which means 6 more weeks of winter. That's may be true for the east coast, but not in Oregon. Meteorologist Amanda Bowen:

Bowen: "Any local groundhogs likely would not have seen their shadow, since it was fairly cloudy so that would theoretically indicate an early arrival of spring for us and sure enough we're expecting warmer than usual weather over the next month or so."

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Northwest travelers should expect airports, roads, bus and train stations to be crowded this week. It’s projected to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel season in seven years. Marie Dodds is with Triple-A Oregon. She says the improving economy has an influence.

Dodds: "Americans are more optimistic about the future. They're feeling better about their personal economic situations.  And when people feel like that they tend to spend more on things like travel.”

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