The gates are up at Fern Hill Road.
Oregon’s top elected officials pledged to spend millions of dollars on winter road maintenance after dire warnings from the state Department of Transportation that highways would go unplowed because of a budget shortfall.
The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch for much of the region early Friday morning.
Fire season in this corner of Oregon will end Sunday, October 1, the Oregon Department of Forestry said.
Fire danger was at moderate until Thursday, when high temperatures brought it back to “high.”
Tuesday morning, ODF officials brought it back down to moderate.
Fire danger in this corner of the state has lowered enough that the Oregon Department of Forestry plans to reduce the fire danger level for public use restrictions to moderate (blue) Tuesday morning in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association (NWOFPA) region.
The federal agency issued a fire weather watch and an excessive heat warning Thursday afternoon for much of western Oregon.
A spate of hot weather looms in the forecast: At least five days of mid-to-upper 90s, with the possibility of triple digits starting Sunday in the Willamette Valley. Prepare now.
The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning—the second such warning in four days—for much of the Willamette Valley beginning Tuesday at 2 p.m.