A tornado touched down outside Lebanon on Tuesday afternoon, destroying two barns and damaging two others, according to the Lebanon Fire District.
News | Environment | localStatesman Journal | Sept. 19, 2017 3:10 p.m.
As heavy rain turned to snow in Oregon’s high elevations Tuesday, fire crews prepared to wind down operations on multiple wildfires across the state.
While fire crews are anticipating significant rainfall beginning Saturday evening to help with suppression efforts, they’re concerned for landslides.
News | Environment | localOPB | Sept. 15, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Portland
The region could see as much as an inch of rain between Sunday and Tuesday.
The Chetco Bar Fire is still the largest fire burning in Washington and Oregon.
News | Sports | Recreation | local | NationOPB | Aug. 30, 2017 9:15 a.m. | Portland
Some fans called it the fight of the decade. Others called it an over-hyped cash grab. But an Oregon man has another term for this month's Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor boxing match: ripoff.
News | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 13, 2017 8:59 a.m. | Portland
After nearly 60 dry, hot days without a single drop of liquid sunshine, Portland-area residents were greeted with the familiar feeling of a pleasant drizzle early Sunday morning.
News | Environment | local | WaterOPB | Aug. 8, 2017 11:56 a.m. | Portland
The benefits of an above-average snowpack measured in most locations statewide earlier this year have yet to be fully realized due to extreme heat.
News | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 4, 2017 3:34 p.m. | Portland
The National Weather Service says westerly winds could clear smoke Friday night into Saturday as temperatures dip below triple digits, but smoke is expected to return.
News | Environment | localAP | Aug. 4, 2017 2:31 p.m. | Portland
A wildfire has charred more than 80 square miles of grass and juniper in sparsely populated southeast Oregon.
News | local | TransportationOPB | Aug. 4, 2017 10:37 a.m. | Portland
Earlier this week the Portland-area transit agency waived fares because of delays caused by extreme heat. Trains are still slow today due to higher-than-normal temperatures, but you must pay to ride.
News | local | TransportationOPB | Aug. 3, 2017 2:39 p.m. | Portland
For the second day in a row, TriMet users can expect another day of free rides. The transit agency said it will again waive ticket charges Thursday but riders could see more delays.
News | Environment | localOPB | July 29, 2017 12:43 p.m. | Portland
The National Weather Service says temperatures in the Portland area this coming week are likely headed for the record books.
The whimsical new song commemorates the 50th anniversary of Oregon's landmark Beach Bill.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency turned down a request by Oregon for relief funds to assist farmers hard hit by winter storms.
News | Environment | localAP | April 26, 2017 7:01 a.m. | Seattle
Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and Portland is inching closer to smashing its own record.
Despite a wet and windy spring, wildfire season officially begins in Washington state Saturday. Oregon’s fire season typically begins next month, depending on weather conditions.