Temperatures in the region are expected to climb into the upper 90s and possibly low 100s starting Monday, and the National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in advance of the heat wave.
All backyard, agricultural, and debris or slash burning will be banned in Washington County starting 7 a.m. Monday, July 25, the member agencies of the Washington County Fire Defense Board announced Thursday afternoon.
Restrictions in areas protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in Northwest Oregon will increase this week in the face of increasing fire danger.
The Oregon Department of Forestry announced that fire season will be declared Monday, July 11 at 1 a.m. in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association region, which stretches from northern Yamhill County to Astoria and from near Forest Grove to the Pacific Ocean.
The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a freeze warning in effect overnight for areas in the Coast Range, while also issuing a frost advisory for locales at lower elevations. The forecast calls for lows around 30 to 32 degrees tonight. “Sensitive plants/animals/garden gnomes, should be kept warm,”[Read More…]
The deadline to remove studded tires from your vehicle is March 31, the Oregon Department of Transportation said. While the deadline has moved in the past due to the pandemic, this year, the deadline show’s that it’s business as usual at ODOT when it comes to getting the road-chewing studded[Read More…]
A Tsunami Advisory has been issued for most of the West Coast, including Oregon, following a massive underwater volcano Friday afternoon in the Pacific Ocean near the Tonga Islands. Issued just before 5 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said that waves of between one and three feet could strike[Read More…]
With high winds expected Thursday night and into Friday and the area under a mix of flood watches and advisories, those living in flood-prone areas should be prepared, the Portland office of the National Weather Service said. A small sand pile in Banks at Sunset Park was behind yellow caution[Read More…]
Between snow levels rising and rain falling in the forecast, “expect rising river levels, with potential of some flooding,” starting Thursday morning, the Portland office of the National Weather Service said in a Flood Watch issued Tuesday afternoon. “A Flood Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for flooding. It[Read More…]
As families across the state gear up for Christmas and finalize travel plans, the Portland office of the National Weather Service is warning that snow and freezing temperatures are increasingly likely beginning Friday, Christmas Eve. The latest forecast shows a mix of rain and snow beginning Friday, December 24. Temperatures[Read More…]