Seth Phillips

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Name: Seth Phillips
Date registered: January 28, 2014

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  1. An Eventful Weekend of Weather — October 26, 2014
  2. Rain Moves Back in Tomorrow — October 24, 2014
  3. K Falls Museum Offers Solar Eclipse View — October 17, 2014
  4. Showers Move in Tonight — October 13, 2014
  5. One More Warm Up, Before the Rain — October 12, 2014

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Warmest Temperatures This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the axis of high pressure moves over the region, the warmest of the afternoon highs comes with it. Expect to be 10-15 degrees above average temperatures through the weekend. After Sunday, the ridge will slowly start breaking down, and that will allow for a gradual cool down over the course of the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Vimba

Meet Vimba, our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week! She is a 3-month old female orange tabby. Which is pretty common. About 85% of orange tabby cats are male. So she is very unique! She, and her three siblings, were found in a carrier, but they are all doing fine and are in need of … Continue reading »

Warmer Still for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Still sitting in the region of high pressure. The axis will move overhead on Saturday, meaning that the warmest of the temperatures will land on this day. Expect the 60′s at the coast, 80′s in the Basin, anywhere from the 60′s to the 80′s for the high country, and upper 80′s for the … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Afternoon Winds

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why are winds stronger in the afternoon?” Something that we commonly see is that winds will start out calm or light in the morning hours, and then as the day progresses, the winds will start getting stronger by the afternoon. Right before the sun goes down is when we typically see the … Continue reading »

RidgeWatch – Day 2

WEATHER DISCUSSION Now entering our second day of the high pressure, the ridge is continuing to build. Each day from here, we’ll be warming into the weekend. It seems like Friday/Saturday will be the timing of the axis of the ridge. This is when we typically see the warmest of the afternoon highs. Expect high … Continue reading »

Cold Mornings and Warm Afternoons

WEATHER DISCUSSION With the changing of the seasons, we are seeing a change in the weather patterns that is having a big effect on our diurnal temperature change. The diurnal temperature change is the fluctuation¬†between the low and the high temperature for each day. There are many factors that influence the change. The low pressure … Continue reading »

Inactive Weather Pattern On the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front passed overhead last night and allowed for a little cooler air to make its way into our region. With the front, came light showers, and some areas received measurable rain. Notable rainfall totals are 0.30″ at Fish Lake and a quarter of an inch in Ashland. This was the … Continue reading »

One More Round of Light Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front will be swinging onshore throughout the overnight hours tonight. What it will bring with it is another day of cool temperatures and a chance for showers. There showers will be nothing like the downpour a few days ago, but at least a tenth of an inch could fall at … Continue reading »

Drying Up (Mostly) for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the active pattern that sat over the region throughout the last few days, high pressure is moving in. The digging trough that has been moving onshore will eventually pinch itself off and become a little more zonal (west to east). What this will do is create a low pressure system that will … Continue reading »

Another Chance for Thunderstorms

WEATHER DISCUSSION As seen yesterday, a few disturbances are rounding the area of low pressure in our region. This, mixed with the daytime heating in the afternoon plus instability in the region, kicks off thunderstorm activity. Now, because temperatures are cooler, and the fact that we usually have less instability this time of year; these … Continue reading »

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