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 »

Prepare for Activities in Warmer Weather

MEDFORD, Ore.– The warmer days this week may inspire some people to run outside or get active, but local health experts say to not do too much, too soon. They say going from an inactive state in the winter, to a high impact lifestyle can cause overexertion. Health experts say it is best to start … Continue reading »

Weak Cold Front Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front will bring a slight chance for very light isolated showers tonight into Wednesday morning for the coast and Cascades, with dry conditions persisting elsewhere. The biggest impact this front will bring is to provide more sunshine and less marine layer at the coast for the second half of the … Continue reading »

Clouds Will Move In This Afternoon

WEATHER DISCUSSION A small disturbance in the Pacific is moving towards the coast. Ahead of it is a weak cold front that is expected to bring cloud coverage to our area. These clouds will move in overnight Tuesday and will persist through Wednesday. As the system approaches the high pressure that is siting over our … Continue reading »

Car Wash Recycles Water

MEDFORD, Ore. — As Jackson County waits for the governor’s approval of its drought declaration, ¬†local car washes are working to cut down on water use. According to the International Car Wash Association, taking your car to the car wash uses about the same amount of water as an average person’s shower. Those who chose … Continue reading »

Warm Week Ahead

WEATHER DISCUSSION We have a¬† fairly quite weather week ahead! A weak cold front will skirt bringing a slight chance for isolated light showers to the coast and Cascades late Tuesday into Wednesday, with dry conditions elsewhere. The biggest change this front will provide is cooler temperatures by about 5 degrees and bring more sunshine … Continue reading »

Very Warm to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dominant high pressure is parked over our area and will sit here for a few days. Warmer air will have a chance to move in; and with the lack of clouds to provide shade, temperatures will get warm very quickly the next few days. High temperatures today and tomorrow will be anywhere from … Continue reading »

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