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SchoolWatch

State officials and individual school districts are working to develop plans for the coming school year that will keep students safe and healthy. NewsWatch 12 has launched the SchoolWatch initiative to keep people in southern Oregon and Siskiyou County updated with the latest on how the 2020-21 school year will look for each district and school.

FireWatch 2020

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Fire crews are responding to multiple fast-growing wildfires in southern Oregon and northern California, spurred by high winds and dry conditions.

Areas of Siskiyou, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath, and Lake counties have been evacuated, and the situation continues to evolve. An untold number of homes and businesses have been destroyed.

Stay with NewsWatch 12 for continuing coverage and regular updates on this fire and others in the area. We'll keep you posted so you and your family can stay safe and know what to expect.

Medford
Clear
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Hi: 78° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 70°
Brookings
Overcast
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Hi: 64° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 63°
Crater Lake
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 65°
Grants Pass
Overcast
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Hi: 76° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 63°
Klamath Falls
Clear
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Hi: 80° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 65°
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National Urban Search & Rescue in Phoenix

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Phoenix family grieves the loss 55-year-old Donald Schmidt in Almeda Drive Fire

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Kingsley Field Airmen deploy to Oregon fire areas, including in the Rogue Valley

Image for Jackson County reports fourth death attributed to COVID-19

Jackson County reports fourth death attributed to COVID-19

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Suspect accused of lighting sleeping man on fire in Medford

Image for Sheriff's Office lowers evacuation levels for Paisley as Brattain Fire efforts shift

Sheriff's Office lowers evacuation levels for Paisley as Brattain Fire efforts shift

Image for Forward progress stopped on the South Obenchain Fire, fire officials say

Forward progress stopped on the South Obenchain Fire, fire officials say

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Oregon officials warn of possible landslides, flooding in multiple counties

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Ashland man killed in crash along Highway 199

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Jackson County plans to 'debrief' on emergency alerts after Almeda Fire, but not right away

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DOJ looked into the possibility of charges against local officials in Portland

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Man shot by Grants Pass officers charged them with a weeding tool, police say

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OSHA proposes $9,400 fine against Lakeview pharmacy for alleged COVID-19 violations

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Trump disputes CDC head's vaccine timeline and mask claims

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Rochester officials intentionally delayed the release of Daniel Prude body cam video

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Gulf Coast races to restore power in wake of Sally and braces for more flooding

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Los Angeles deputy who was critically injured in Compton shooting was released from hospital, sheriff says

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President Trump signs major disaster declaration for Oregon

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Phoenix and Talent lift boil water advisories as more residents return home

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Community helps support displaced and injured pets during wildfires

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Air quality alerts & updates for Southern Oregon and Northern California

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DA: Grand jury indicts Phoenix arson suspect on 32 counts

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Smoke from the US West Coast wildfires has reached Europe

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 29850

Reported Deaths: 521
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah6649130
Marion430988
Washington418058
Umatilla287441
Clackamas218661
Malheur146023
Jackson9943
Lane89014
Deschutes73212
Yamhill71814
Jefferson4968
Polk48715
Morrow4765
Lincoln47013
Linn43813
Union4352
Klamath2602
Benton2456
Hood River2390
Wasco2303
Douglas1943
Josephine1802
Columbia1451
Coos1340
Clatsop1050
Baker892
Crook601
Tillamook460
Lake290
Wallowa291
Curry260
Sherman180
Harney120
Grant80
Gilliam70
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 771321

Reported Deaths: 14691
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2561486303
Riverside562011136
Orange512591111
San Bernardino51252838
San Diego43445748
Kern30916333
Fresno27312348
Sacramento20660364
Alameda20097356
Santa Clara19760293
San Joaquin19623399
Stanislaus16052317
Contra Costa15489194
Tulare15361253
Ventura11932138
Imperial11435309
San Francisco1049091
San Mateo9264142
Monterey908965
Santa Barbara8741107
Merced8645131
Kings714477
Sonoma6777110
Marin6477106
Solano600752
Madera426758
Placer337340
San Luis Obispo329326
Yolo271053
Butte269531
Santa Cruz20967
Sutter160810
Napa158013
San Benito125410
Yuba10927
El Dorado10514
Mendocino80818
Lassen7290
Shasta65212
Glenn5393
Colusa4996
Nevada4965
Tehama4843
Humboldt4816
Lake4187
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2163
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1580
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Medford
Clear
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Hi: 78° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 70°
Brookings
Overcast
63° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 63°
Crater Lake
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 65°
Grants Pass
Overcast
63° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 63°
Klamath Falls
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 65°
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