Water damage from burst pipes means school is canceled Friday at Schirle, Harritt and the Behavior Intervention Center. Other Salem-Keizer schools may open depending on road conditions.
Johnathan Ryan McCarter’s partner found him unconscious in their tent in an unmanaged camp in central Salem Tuesday morning during an ice storm. Police said the death appears to be from carbon monoxide exposure, though the medical examiner has tests pending.
The National Weather Service is forecasting ice buildup between a quarter-inch and a half-inch Tuesday night in Salem. The agency strongly discouraged travel during the ice storm.
The National Weather Service is forecasting sub-freezing temperatures to persist through Tuesday, with another winter storm possible that day. The Salem-Keizer School District has canceled classes Monday and Tuesday.
Salem saw one of its coldest days since 1990 on Saturday, and freezing temperatures mean the snow and ice will likely remain through at least Tuesday.
WEATHER REPORT: The National Weather Service issued a revised winter storm warning early Saturday, Jan. 13, that calls for snow and ice in Salem through the day. The city got light snow overnight.
Update, 4:30 p.m. The Salem Public Library and Center 50+ will close Saturday due to the winter storm expected to hit Salem starting Friday night. All Salem-Keizer School District facilities will also be closed, and district events canceled over the weekend. An updated forecast from the National Weather Service on[Read More…]
In Salem, long stretches of hot weather broke heat records in 2023. It was the hottest May yet for the city, and August tied for first with 2017, according to the National Weather Service’s year in review.
Many areas of Salem have received over 2 inches of rain in the past 48 hours, leading to some minor local flooding on roads.
With days of rain ahead, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Salem. Three sandbag stations are now open across the city.