Tag: WEATHER

Widespread power outages, impassable roads likely as ice storm rolls into Salem Friday night

Ice accumulates on branches in north Salem on Feb. 12 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) People in the Salem area should prepare for widespread power outages as an ice storm is expected to hit the region Friday evening, potentially downing trees and making roads slick across the mid-Willamette Valley. Freezing rain is[Read More…]

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Snow headed for Oregon Tuesday night

Snow is expected to dump in the Cascades Tuesday night. (Courtesy/Oregon Department of Transportation) It’s beginning to look like a white Thanksgiving for Oregon, and the National Weather Service is urging holiday drivers to plan accordingly. Snow is expected to hit the Willamette Valley Tuesday night along with rain and[Read More…]

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Another hot day in Salem before weather cools

Children play in the splash pad at Riverfront Park in Salem on June 9, 2019 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) High heat continues in Salem today as temperatures are expected to once again creep into the mid-90s. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory Tuesday morning because of above-normal temperatures, with[Read More…]

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Hot days ahead for Salem Tuesday, Wednesday

Children play in the splash pad at Riverfront Park in Salem on June 9, 2019 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Salem temperatures are expected to soar into the mid-90s on Tuesday and Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the region because of above-normal temperatures and the possibility of[Read More…]

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Salem gets a break from rain Tuesday, but more coming

Graphic from the National Weather Service on Tuesday, April 9. The National Weather Service Tuesday morning forecast that Salem will see rain showers Tuesday that should decrease through the day. Another wet front is expected to hit the area on Wednesday. The weather service said minor flooding will continue in[Read More…]

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Rising waters close three Salem parks

Update 5:30 p.m.: Five Marion County roads have closed today and will likely remain closed Tuesday, said Public Works Director Brian Nicholas. They can be viewed here. Three city of Salem parks and county roads are closed or will close as heavy rainfall raises the potential for flooding this week.[Read More…]