Fog & Sunshine, then Changes Come Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION We have seen a stagnant weather pattern for quite some time.  Due to high pressure, we have seen mild temperatures, morning fog, and very little in the way of rainfall for at least a week or so.  That will finally be changing by Sunday and into Monday, marking the beginning of a fairly active pattern. … Continue reading »

Man Climbs Frozen Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — There was once a time when daredevils would ride in a barrel over Niagara Falls. Now, because of freezing cold temperatures, one daredevil is climbing up the falls. The winter deep-freeze froze portions of the falls. That’s why Will Gadd scaled nearly 150 feet up frozen cliffs, next to the still-flowing … Continue reading »

Dry Friday but Rest Easy, Rain on Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Offshore winds will keep the weather beautiful today. There has been a good amount of fog this morning ..not just in the valleys but along the coast. The fog will likely lift early there and linger longer inland. This afternoon will feature mostly sunny skies with temperatures well into the 50’s for … Continue reading »

Oregon Snow Pack At Record Lows

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon’s snow pack is posting record low depths this year, despite normal precipitation. Experts said the reason for that is the persistent warm temperatures, which is turning into the new normal as the climate heats up. The current snow pack measurements show 17 percent of normal for the Klamath Basin, 16 … Continue reading »

A Nice End to the Work Week on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to strengthen on Friday, meaning mostly sunny skies prevail, aside from the morning fog in the valleys.  High temperatures will be back above average, reaching the upper 50’s and lower 60’s in some locations. We have been mentioning the rain chances that are in the forecast for the end of … 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 »

Quiet into Weekend, Some Rain on the Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Fog stayed patchy this morning across the West Side, most likely due to the higher clouds blanketing much of the area. Today we’ll keep those clouds around but temperatures will still climb above average. Calling it partly cloudy this afternoon with highs in the 50’s for most areas. The 60’s are likely … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Rain Behavior

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does it rain on one side of the street but not the other?” Laura, White City This is a question we may ask ourselves when we are in desperate need of rainfall.  Our neighbor across the street tells us he got two tenths of an inch, but our rain gauge has … Continue reading »

Mild Temperatures & Dense Morning Fog

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday began very much like Monday and Tuesday, with dense fog in our valleys and cool temperatures.  By the afternoon hours, however, temperatures were not quite as warm as days past, but still above average.  Klamath Falls came very close to setting a record, hitting 55 degrees – one degree shy of the … Continue reading »

More Dense Fog, Possibly Rain to Come

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Dense fog has developed overnight west of the Cascades and an advisory has been issued through 10am for poor visibilities. The fog will gradually lift into the afternoon hours, lasting longer in Grants Pass than in Medford. Aside from the fog, today will feature partly to mostly cloudy skies. A passing light … Continue reading »

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