Alyssa Caroprese

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Name: Alyssa Caroprese
Date registered: December 13, 2012
URL: http://www.kdrv.com/weather

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  1. Pet of the Week: Bao — October 24, 2014
  2. Rain Early, Becoming Dry This Afternoon — October 24, 2014
  3. Ask the Meteorologist: Hurricanes — October 23, 2014
  4. Rain to Continue Through Today — October 23, 2014
  5. Inches of Rain to Fall the Next 72 Hours — October 22, 2014

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Ask the Meteorologist: Cirrus Clouds

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “What is the maximum altitude of a cirrus cloud?” Will, Mr. Ward’s class, St. Mary’s School Cirrus clouds are those high thin wispy clouds, seen high up in the sky. They get their name from cirro, the root word that means hair curl. Because they are so high in the sky … Continue reading »

A Break in the Rain but More on the Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front lifting north and east through the Northwest this morning has brought some rain through the state. Most of this rain has not reached the ground as gauges have failed to record any measurable rain. The high terrain though may catch light rain throughout the morning. Clouds will begin breaking … Continue reading »

Showers Ongoing This Morning

  WEATHER DISCUSSION We have entered a more active weather pattern. With the jet stream sitting right over the states of Oregon and Washington, several fronts will make their way inland over the next week or so. The first of these several came through Tuesday. Widespread rain fell overnight and as the cold air arrived, … Continue reading »

Rain Slowly Pushing into Valley

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain will be slow to move into West Side Valleys today. At the coast it will be a different story, with rain falling through much of Tuesday. It will be heavy at times and up to 2″ or more is likely in Curry and Coos County. Isolated thunderstorms are possible here as … Continue reading »

High Wind Warnings as Rain Nears

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will feature one final day of sunshine and warmer temperatures. Increasing high clouds are likely into this evening and breezy winds this afternoon. Gusts near 45mph are likely in the Shasta Valley and east of the Cascades. There are a number of warnings in effect the next 48 hours for the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Sierra

Our latest Pet of the Week is Sierra, a German Shepherd mix. Sierra is 11 months old and full of energy! She knows basic commands, is a quick learner and is treat motivated if you’re interested in teaching her more. She is also house trained. Sierra would do best in a home with people around … Continue reading »

Shaping up Beautifully for your Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to sit over the West. The weather is staying quiet and temperatures warm as a result. A cold front passing through the Northwest tonight into Saturday morning is going to bring in some clouds starting tonight. Increasing high clouds will begin around 4 or 5 today, up until then … Continue reading »

Ask the Met: Why Do We Have Seasons?

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does the weather change every season?” 6th grades in Mrs. Schultz’s class at St. Mary’s School The main reason for the seasons is the tilt of the Earth’s axis! The Earth is tilted at 23 degrees as it orbits around the sun. This changes how high the sun is in … Continue reading »

Rain Chances Still Look Good Next

WEATHER DISCUSSION The quiet weather continues across the West today. An upper level ridge of high pressure is keeping the storm track to our north and our weather dry as a result. High temperatures remain above average, but will continue cooling ever so slightly into the weekend. Mostly sunny skies through Sunday will then turn … Continue reading »

Slightly Cooler with Rain on the Horizon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather remains quiet today, although high temperatures will begin to inch their way down trending about five degrees cooler than Tuesday. The dry spell will keep skies sunny through the end of the week for inland locations. At the coast, the marine layer will continue to make an appearance one morning … Continue reading »

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