Rain Impacts Local Fish Populations

SHADY COVE, Ore. — Monday morning’s showers, combined with last week’s moisture, is helping jump start recovery from a dry year. Water storage levels at Lost Creek Lake are lower than average for this time of year, and workers at the dam monitor water levels closely, with the top priority being flood regulation. However, with limited … Continue reading »

Rain Coming & Going for Much of Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Those weekend temperatures are long gone as a new cooler air mass moves in throughout Monday morning. This system has brought rain to much of the West Side since early today and given the quick nature of this storm, mother nature has been good to us. Rain totals have been between 0.25″-0.50″ … Continue reading »

Cooler Temperatures With an Active Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Sunday afternoon’s weather proved to be what many would consider near perfect.  We saw just a few clouds with a light breeze and highs in the upper 70′s.  Unfortunately, it will be the last such day this week.  A cold front is making its way towards the coast Sunday evening, bringing showers Sunday night and clouds to inland … Continue reading »

Beautiful Finish to Your Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will remain in control of our weather Sunday. This is going to keep temperatures warm under mostly sunny skies. Increasing high clouds are likely west of the Cascades ahead of our next storm system, due to arrive late Sunday night at the coast. Temperatures are going to be very similar … Continue reading »

Saturday Brings Clearing Skies

WEATHER DISCUSSION All day Friday we’ve been watching scattered showers slowly track through the area.  Rainfall amounts have been very low with this system, with barely any measurable rainfall recorded for west side valleys, northern California, and areas east of the Cascades.  The coast has seen the most rain, but amounts for Brookings and Crescent … Continue reading »

K Falls Museum Offers Solar Eclipse View

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls residents who want to get a close look at a partial eclipse of the sun will get their chance Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Klamath County Museum. The museum will feature an 11-inch telescope equipped with a solar filter available during the unusual event. “The eclipse will start at … Continue reading »

More Rain to Start your Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another cold front is headed our way today. It will hit the coastline this afternoon, picking winds up ahead of it’s leading edge. Winds have already been breezy in the Shasta Valley throughout the morning. Rain showers have also been rolling through much of Southern Oregon since the early morning hours. Rain … Continue reading »

Rainfall Amounts Look Slim Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION As showers approach the coast Thursday evening, rain chances, on the surface, look promising.  Unfortunately, as the line of showers makes its way onshore over the next 24 hours, it will start to fall apart.  That means measurable rain along the coast, but totals will be minimal for inland locations. How minimal? West … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Cirrus Clouds

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “What is the maximum altitude of a cirrus cloud?” Will, Mr. Ward’s class, St. Mary’s School Cirrus clouds are those high thin wispy clouds, seen high up in the sky. They get their name from cirro, the root word that means hair curl. Because they are so high in the sky … Continue reading »

A Break in the Rain but More on the Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front lifting north and east through the Northwest this morning has brought some rain through the state. Most of this rain has not reached the ground as gauges have failed to record any measurable rain. The high terrain though may catch light rain throughout the morning. Clouds will begin breaking … Continue reading »

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