Seth Phillips

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Name: Seth Phillips
Date registered: January 28, 2014

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  1. Clouds Go Away, to Bring Us a Sunny Day — March 2, 2015
  2. A Dry and Sunny Sunday — February 28, 2015
  3. Pet of the Week: Saturn — February 27, 2015
  4. Light Rain and Snow Today — February 27, 2015
  5. Ask the Meteorologist: Chetco Effect — February 26, 2015

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Clouds Go Away, to Bring Us a Sunny Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Last weekend’s showers were a relief from the long period of dry, sunny weather. However, the relief was brief. We get back to high pressure and sunny skies starting today. Showers have littered the forecast region due to a weak low pressure center situated over eastern Oregon. The system worked in … Continue reading »

A Dry and Sunny Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain, snow, hail, and wind made up the forecast for Friday. A cold pool of air moved overhead allowing for instability to strengthen. This, along with daytime heating allowed for pop-up storms to form and strengthen through the day. Hail was reported in Grants Pass and Medford, among other places. The showers dissipated over the evening … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Saturn

Today is Friday, and that means it’s time to meet our Pet of the Week! This week’s pet is Saturn, a five month-old brown tabby cat. Saturn is fun and playful and loves to cuddle. When she’s happy, she turns into a purr machine! Any family would mesh well with Saturn, as she can be adventurous … Continue reading »

Light Rain and Snow Today

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front has been pushing through the area today allowing for showers to pick up across the region. Snow levels started low, near about 5,000′ and will be lowering dramatically through Saturday. Levels will bottom out near 4,500′ for the Cascades, 3,500′ for the Siskiyous, and 3,400′ for the Basin. Snow … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Chetco Effect

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST  “What is the Chetco Effect?” Gordon Gore, Grants Pass When we sit in high pressure patterns for weeks on end, a very unique, but significant weather pattern can set up at the coast. “The Chetco Effect” will make the temperature at Brookings rise anywhere from 5-25 degrees warmer than areas only a few miles away. … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow Back in the Forecast

  WEATHER DISCUSSION After weeks of dry, sunny, and warm weather, we get a small relief. Rain and snow will return to the forecast for this weekend. High pressure out in the middle Pacific will allow for a series of moisture waves to slide down the “right arm,” into our area. The last few months, … Continue reading »

2015 Oscar Winners

Here are the winners of the Oscar from the 87th Academy Awards by category: PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)   ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN: Milena Canonero  (The Grand Budapest Hotel)   ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING: Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier  (The Grand Budapest Hotel)   BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE … Continue reading »

Showers Back in the Forecast This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Lower pressure has moved in from the northeast allowing for afternoon temperatures to get closer to average. Overnight lows have been dropping significantly as well. Areas east of the Cascade Range made it into the teens for lows and the winds overnight kept the windchill in the single digits. Now that high pressure … Continue reading »

Low Pressure Results in Cooler Air

WEATHER DISCUSSION Amid the strong high pressure ridge overhead, a small area of low pressure is swinging south on the eastern half of our forecast region. This is allowing for some changes in the pattern. The high desert to the east of Lake County received a few showers through the last six hours. Daytime heating … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Premium Paint

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — Lowe’s and Home Depot have come out with new, premium paints, with premium price tags. But how do you know what a good price is to pay for paint? Consumer Reports tested these paints, as well as dozens of other paints, to see how much you should pay to get great results. … Continue reading »

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