Fogtabulous Fogtober? 11 dank January days - and counting

Fogtabulous Fogtober? 11 dank January days - and counting

EUGENE, Ore. - In a typical January, an inversion smothers Eugene under a layer of fog for 9 or 10 days.

January 2014 is at 11 days - and counting.

The National Weather Service said the air stagnation advisory for Eugene and the southern Willamette Valley remains in effect through 10 a.m. Friday.

Those 11 days in 2014 have all recorded fog that reduced visibility to 1/4 mile or less.

One saving grace: the record for foggy January days was 24, set in 1985.

That's numerically impossible now: the best - or worst - we could see is 23.

So if we can't set a record, maybe we could let a little sunshine in ...