Seth Phillips

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Name: Seth Phillips
Date registered: January 28, 2014

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  1. Thunderstorms for Days — July 27, 2014
  2. Back to the Triple Digits — July 26, 2014
  3. Hot Again This Weekend — July 25, 2014
  4. Cooler Air Moving In — July 20, 2014
  5. Fire Danger: “Extreme” — July 19, 2014

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Summer Weather is Back

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the rainfall and cloud coverage over the last few days, a high pressure pattern is moving back in. This will clear out the clouds and move in warmer air from the south. Right now, our upper level winds are in a zonal (west-to-east) flow bringing in a little bit of moisture. In … Continue reading »

Few Showers For the Early Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A frontal boundary pushing showers onshore this morning will continue to drop rain in our region for today. Upper level winds are moving very quickly out of the west so any showers that do develop will be short lived as they will move across large distances in a short amount of time. After … Continue reading »

Spring-Like System Bringing Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION A very unique spring-like system will drop rain in all locations in our region today. Normally, this time of the year we see light and isolated pop-up showers at best. Today, a low pressure system will bring in plenty of moisture that will fall as rain and drop measurable amounts in all locations. … Continue reading »

Active Weather Pattern This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a beautiful weekend and a perfect start to summer, active weather will once again return to the region. A broad area of low pressure sitting off the Alaskan Coast is streaming a plume of moisture west towards the States. Clouds will begin moving in tomorrow ahead of a cold front that is … Continue reading »

A Warm End to the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION June 21st – The Official First Day of Summer (Summer Solstice) A weak ridge of high pressure has moved its way onshore and is clearing us out for the next day or so. High temperatures today were already above average. Clear skies and a windy afternoon was what we got for Saturday. Sunday … Continue reading »

Clearing Tonight, Sunshine Tomorrow

WEATHER DISCUSSION While Tuesday remained dry, the clouds left over from Monday stuck around for another day.  Fortunately, that will be changing through the overnight hours tonight into Wednesday morning.  Once the sunshine returns tomorrow, temperatures will be on an incline. Highs Wednesday could be as much as 15 degrees warmer than today. The center … Continue reading »

Mid-Week Warm Up on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Light and isolated showers fell today throughout the area, but mainly north of the Oregon and California state line.  Crater Lake and higher elevations even saw a bit of wintry mix.  Precipitation chances will continue to diminish as the evening progresses, and the sunshine will return just in time to start warming us … Continue reading »

Late Season Frost in the Basin

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a brutal few weeks with temperatures nearing records, we have centered ourselves in a weather pattern that is promoting cooler, yet comfortable afternoon temperatures. A series of cold front moved through at the beginning of the weekend and brought with it a cool air mass that dropped our afternoon temperatures by 5-20 … Continue reading »

Freezing Temps Possible for Some Areas

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cooler air that moved into the region Thursday kept today’s daytime highs below normal.  In some cases, highs were more than ten degrees less than their seasonal average.  The cloud cover and spotty showers also present today will be exiting the area, allowing for a fairly nice weekend ahead. Because the skies are clearing … Continue reading »

Keeping it Cooler

WEATHER DISCUSSION  The area of low pressure that entered the area today brought clouds and a few spotty showers to the coast, while the Rogue Valley saw partly cloudy skies and gusty winds.  Temperatures were several degrees cooler today than yesterday, but the cooler temperatures are not done making an impact. Tomorrow a few isolated … Continue reading »

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