Pleasant for Pear Blossom

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will continue to usher in sunny, warm and dry conditions all weekend long! Offshore flow will return to the coast on Sunday and expect very warm temperatures along the Chetco River and in Gold Beach and Brookings. If you’re headed to the Pear Blossom Festival or anything fun outdoors make sure … Continue reading »

Lunar Eclipse Overnight Monday

WEATHER NEWS Starting late Monday night into early Tuesday morning, the Western Hemisphere will get a magnificent show. The moon will pass through the Earth’s umbra (shadow). This is called a Lunar Eclipse (sometimes referred to as a “Blood Moon”). When the eclipse begins, the moon will begin to darken slightly as it starts to … Continue reading »

Beautiful for the Pear Blossom Fest

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure is still parked over the area promoting sunny skies and warm afternoon temperatures. The good news is this trend will stick around for the Pear Blossom Festival tomorrow. We will start off the morning in the mid 40s so a light jacket will be needed. However, when the sun comes up, … Continue reading »

Warm & Sunny through the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will persist through the weekend bringing sunny, warm and dry conditions with it. Pear Blossom will be absolutely pleasant again this year and I hope to see you there! Highs will be in the mid to upper-70s in the valleys through Monday with more seasonal temperatures returning Tuesday into next week. … Continue reading »

Dry and Sunny Into Next Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION We started off today with clouds in some areas. Low lying stratus was experienced at the coast and in the valleys. Over time, the clouds moved into the Basin as well. When the sun came out, the temperatures warmed up and the clouds dissipated. Other areas saw the stars this morning under clear … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist – Upward Lightning

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “What causes lightning to go up from the clouds, and what is it called?” Aaliyah Linn Grants Pass There are many types of lightning. The ones that we are all familiar with occur between the clouds and the ground or in between the clouds. However, there are more types out there. Some … Continue reading »

More Warm Weather Ahead!

WEATHER DISCUSSION The sunny, warm and dry conditions will persist into the weekend with highs remaining about 10-20 degrees above average! High pressure will be the reason for the sunshine which also means pollen will likely worsen through the weekend as well. You can follow me on Facebook and Twitter for the most up to … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist – Fog

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “What causes ground fog?” Riley Valle Rogue River Fog is actually more difficult to forecast than a cold front or a warm front. Fog forms when the air temperature drops to the dewpoint, which is the temperature at which condensation can form. It is easier to form fog with a higher dewpoint … Continue reading »

Spotty Clouds for Today

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak disturbance moving in is causing some moisture to enter the area. This moisture will be in the form of cloud coverage throughout the day. No precipitation is expected to fall with this system. Clouds will be spotty through all inland areas. The coast will see the fog stick around for this … Continue reading »

Opposition – Earth, Mars & Sun Align

MEDFORD, Ore.– Tonight the Earth, Mars and Sun will all align in what is called the “Opposition.” This event happens about every two years and with clear skies in the forecast you will be able to see it all week! Look to the skies for a very bright orange dot, that’s Mars, and it’s about … Continue reading »

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