After a pleasant start to summer in the Umpqua Valley, it’s finally going to heat up, with daytime highs reaching near triple digits later this week.
Overnight snowfall covered the Umpqua Valley on Thursday morning, bringing school closures, fender benders, downed power lines and some much-needed snow in the higher elevations of Douglas County.
Air quality in the inland valleys of Southern Oregon will deteriorate over the next several days, according to the National Weather Service
With temperatures soaring into the triple digits for the next few days, pet owners are cautioned to pay attention to the adverse effects of heat on animals both inside and outdoors.
Drew Vandenbroeder of Jonnic Construction knows that it’s highly likely that he will be working outside during what is expected to be the first triple-digit day of the year.