Low Snow Levels Bring Snow This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A showery weather pattern will be the story this week. There are no big storms on the horizon, but moisture does appear to consistently move into the area throughout the 7 day. Mostly cloudy skies are keeping temperatures mild this morning but the afternoon will remain cool with a cooler air mass … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow for your Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the quiet break for the weekend, the pattern is changing back to active for the next week. A small ridge of high pressure set up after the strong storm that worked its way in last week. This high pressure ride kept precipitation at bay and cleared us out slightly for Saturday. Now, … Continue reading »

Small Break Before More Rain and Snow

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday and Thursday’s storm system was one that we may not see for a while. In fact, the last time our region experienced a storm of that magnitude was well over 5 years ago. Not only did we receive heavy rain and snow at times, but the winds packed a huge punch. Now … Continue reading »

A Quiet Weekend With Cooler Temperatures

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday brought a few more showers to the area, but for higher elevations, it also brought measurable snowfall.  Mount Ashland reported several inches at the base, with Mount Shasta seeing a few inches of fresh snow as well.  As far as rainfall amounts, most were less than a quarter of a inch, with … Continue reading »

The Calm After the Storm

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Quiet weather moves in today. Winds have calmed considerably since Thursday, switching to the northwest. Northwesterly winds will help to bring in some cooler air throughout the morning, keeping afternoon highs cool. Showers are likely today across the board, with more widespread and consistent precipitation in the Klamath Basin. Rain, snow, sleet … Continue reading »

Gusty Wind & Driving Rain Winding Down

WEATHER DISCUSSION Hurricane force winds and heavy rainfall have been expected for days in advance, and right on schedule, the rainfall arrived and winds began to howl during the predawn hours Thursday morning.  Peak wind gusts occurred between 3:00 and 5:00 this morning as the strong area of low pressure skirted the Oregon coast.  The … Continue reading »

Round 2 of Strong Winds & Heavy Rain

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A secondary area of low pressure developed offshore overnight. This system strengthened rapidly bringing very strong winds region-wide. Reports of trees down and other wind damage has been coming in all morning, as well as widespread power outages. Gusts this morning will be near 75 mph along the coast, in the Shasta … Continue reading »

Round Two Of Wind & Rain Comes Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the title suggests, we are waiting for the second round of strong wind and heavy rain to move through Thursday.  Round one came Wednesday, bringing gusts over 80 mph to the coast near Port Orford and in the high terrain along the state line.  Although the winds died down Wednesday evening, the … Continue reading »

Significant Rain & Wind Storm Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A very strong storm will move through the region today through tomorrow. There will actually be two areas of low pressure bringing heavy rain and strong winds region-wide beginning this morning. Increasing rain will move in throughout the morning along the coast. The radar has been picking up lots of lightning to … Continue reading »

Preparing For High Wind & Heavy Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the time ticks down, confidence is growing in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday.  We have been anticipating a strong storm system moving through, and the action is expected to start along the coast early Wednesday morning.  Confidence is also growing in the development of a second area of low pressure that … Continue reading »

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