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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Chilly Mornings, Warm Afternoons

WEATHER DISCUSSION Not much change in the forecast over the last few days. The ridge of high pressure is keeping us in a lull of a weather pattern for a while. A few key small scale patterns will continue through next week. First, the Chetco Effect is still happening at Brookings. Offshore winds will continue … Continue reading »

High Pressure in Full Control

WEATHER DISCUSSION Happy Valentine’s Day Another ridge of high pressure is parked over the region allowing for the familiar pattern of chilly mornings, and warm afternoons. The only change lately is the shift of winds offshore allowing for Brookings to hit an impressive 74 degrees today. The Chetco Effect with offshore flow is set up … Continue reading »

Weekend Storm Packing a Punch

WEATHER DISCUSSION Two big storms in three days. This was what we expected this weekend and it is exactly what we got. Friday’s storm was the most potent, but the one that started today is already packing a punch. Heavy rain and wind started in Northern California and the Southern Oregon coast in the late … Continue reading »

One More Storm Before the Clearing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The strong weather system that came in on Friday brought with it a series of hazards all across the region. Heavy rain falling in short periods increased the flooding potential in streams, rivers, lakes, and urban areas. Winds also played a factor in bringing down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages were … Continue reading »

Slides and Flows Possible This Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Flood Watch has been issued for Southwest Oregon and Northwest California with the incoming rain event. The watch extends from Thursday evening until Saturday afternoon. Along with the flooding of local streams, creeks, and rivers; slides and flows also become hazards. “Heavy rainfall and flooding are a common landslide trigger,” says … Continue reading »

Showers Continue to Fall

WEATHER DISCUSSION Day one of our active weather pattern went just as expected. Showers started early and continued all day. They were mostly light and scattered, but consistent.  This cold front was fairly weak, but still allowed for a few hundredths to a few tenths of an inch to fall across the region. Tomorrow morning … Continue reading »

Big Changes Are Almost Here

WEATHER DISCUSSION After about a month and a half of dry, warm, and foggy weather, our weather pattern is changing and becoming more active. Starting tonight, the clouds will begin increasing out of the west. The west side valleys will still have enough clearing overnight to allow for radiation fog to form again in the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Babe

Meet our Pet of the Week! This week’s pet is Babe, a one year old pit bull that weighs about 37 lbs. Babe is a bit shy at first, but once she gets comfortable with her surroundings, she loves to snuggle! She loves plenty of attention and will make a cute little snorting sound when … Continue reading »

“Blizzard of 2015″ Drops Record Snowfall

NORTHEAST — The “Blizzard of 2015″ was the sixth biggest storm for Boston since 1935, with the most snowfall ever in January at just more than 24 inches. The damage is being seen as residents are digging out across the northeast. In the coastal Massachusetts town of Marshfield, a violent storm surge pounded the seawall. … Continue reading »

A Record Setting Day for Our Region

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, the right concoction of atmospheric ingredients came into play today to allow for temperatures to break records in some cities. Six weather stations across the region recorded high temperatures that exceeded records set on this day. Those records are as follows: Klamath Falls: 57, breaking the old record of 53 (2014) Roseburg: … Continue reading »

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