‘Life-threatening surf conditions’ and ‘damaging winds’ in forecast for Oregon Coast

by News Staff KVAL Eugene Oregon Thursday, December 19th 2019 FLORENCE, Ore. – Wind gusts up to 70 mph on beaches and headlands – coupled with hazardous conditions in the surf zone – are in the forecast along the Oregon Coast as stormy weather hits the Pacific Northwest. “Beaches and coastlines will become hazardous due to […]


Oregon mountain passes to get 24 to 36 inches of snow this weekend

Zach Urness – Salem Statesman Journal Published 8:31 PM EST Feb 21, 2019   Another system of heavy snow is expected to hammer Oregon’s mountain passes this weekend. A winter storm watch is calling for 2 to 3 feet of snow on mountain passes centered around Santiam and Willamette passes. No snow is expected on the […]


SEVERE: Winter Weather Advisory – Winter Storm Warning

Winter Weather Advisory Areas Affected: Cascade Foothills in Lane County; Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington) …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON ABOVE 1500 FEET… * WHAT…Snow above 1500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches by late this afternoon. * WHERE…Northern Oregon […]

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First woman to become chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sylvia Earle ‘Men and women living underwater together wasn’t going to fly.’ The first time I went underwater, I was 3 years old, and I was knocked over by a wave. The ocean got my attention. Years later I had a chance to breathe compressed air underwater, through a copper diving helmet. Our next-door neighbor in […]