As Roseburg sweats through a hot and parched summer, rivers and streams keep rolling along at levels not far below normal. Only 8.66 inches of rain have fallen at the Roseburg Regional Airport since Jan. 1, the least amount of precipitation by this time of year on record, according to the National Weather Service. Plus, Roseburg experienced its hottest July on record. The combination of heat and drought dried out vegetation and has caused a long fire season, but timely showers have replenished waterways. “I’ve been predicting since May that we are one week away from a large-scale regulation on …
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