August 20, 2016 7:30 a.m.
At least four communities in the region set record high temperatures on Friday.
Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Medford say that record highs were set in Roseburg, Medford, Eugene and Klamath Falls.
The Roseburg Regional Airport reached 107 breaking the record high of 105 set in 2009. At the secondary reporting station at News Radio 1240 KQEN the mercury got to 109. While a new record was set for the day, the all time record high in the history of Roseburg remains at 109, set on July 20th of 1946.
Medford’s high was 109, breaking the record high of 107 set in 1967. In Klamath Falls it got to 96, breaking the record high of 95 set in 2009. Eugene hit 104 eclipsing the old record of 101 set in 2009.
Roseburg and Medford may tie or set new record highs again on Saturday. Roseburg’s record high for the day is 100 set in 1961 while Medford’s record high for the day is 103m also set in 1961. Roseburg is expected to reach 100 today while forecasters expect Medford to get to 105.