Unhealthy to hazardous air quality continues for most of Oregon/Washington and neighboring states with only a few exceptions across the Oregon coast.
The extended forecast calls for more showers, cool temperatures, and a chance for thunderstorms by late Thursday. Smoke should thin with improving air quality this weekend. But it’s possible the smoke may return at times, even next week, as large fires continue to burn.
The KOIN 6 Weather Team has been monitoring rainfall trends, drought conditions, and working closely with fire specialists to get you through the summer safely. Tune into our digital special to learn more about what experts are saying about the 2020 wildfire season in Oregon & Washington. Find the video by clicking HERE.
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NEW KOIN 6 Weather Podcast:
The KOIN Podcast Network is expanding again. Due to high demand for weather-related digital content, we are launching the brand new Your Weather Week podcast.
This look at what you can expect from mother nature each week will feature the familiar voices of KOIN 6 meteorologists Kelley Bayern and Joseph Dames along with the occasional special guest. Kelley and Joseph will tell you what they expect each week from Mother Nature based on recent weather patterns, historical data, and study of weather models.
This new podcast will join the other Your Weather podcasts currently available on the KOIN Podcast Network including our quarterly seasonal outlooks and our bi-weekly, in-depth looks at how weather impacts your everyday life.