Scorching Heat & Even Thunder/Lightning

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The extreme heat will continue today and unfortunately there is no relief in sight. A heat advisory will go into effect at noon on Monday and remain in place through Tuesday evening. This is for West Side Valleys and Western Siskiyou County where temperatures will rise to and exceed triple digits throughout … Continue reading »

Record Breaking Heat (Officially)

WEATHER DISCUSSION HOT is the word of the week so far and we’re just getting started. Hot air from the south has been moving into our area little-by-little each afternoon. High pressure near Nevada is slowly retrograding back into our region and because of this, hot air is being moved from the Desert Southwest up … Continue reading »

Record Temperatures in Jeopardy

WEATHER DISCUSSION Quite a week we’ve had, weather wise, this week with the hot temperatures to start. Then, we received a weak cold front that lowered temperatures a bit, and brought in afternoon thunderstorms and dry lightning. Some of that dry lightning caused wildfires in Northern California and east of the Cascades. We closed out … Continue reading »

Seeing the Century Mark By Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION The 90′s returned for the Fourth of July, but by the start of the week, today’s temperatures will seem cool in comparison.  Yes, it is summer, so yes, it should be hot! But it’s not normal for us to see triple digits this time of year, especially a three day streak with highs … Continue reading »

Consecutive Days in the Triple Digits

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another hot day is in store for much of the region. Partly to mostly sunny skies will bring high temperatures into the 80′s and 90′s this afternoon. A cloudy start will yield a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon for the coast where temperatures will top out in the mid 60′s. … Continue reading »

Heating Up Through the Holiday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures today were only a few degrees above average, opposed to the nearly 15 degrees above average we saw earlier this week.  The one exception was Douglas County, where clouds kept places like Roseburg in the 60′s for most of the day.  Tomorrow on the Fourth,  everyone will see the warming trend begin … Continue reading »

Arthur Puts a Damper on July 4th

NORTH CAROLINA — The Fourth of July plans for millions on the Eastern Seaboard could be in jeopardy, thanks to now Hurricane Arthur. Evacuations have been ordered in North Carolina, where the storm is expected to make landfall. Many residents are loading up today as they prepare to get out of town before the storm … Continue reading »

Triple Digits Back in Your 7 Day

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday was a pretty active day as thunderstorms were popping up left and right in the Klamath Basin and over Siskiyou County. More than 1,500 lightning strikes were reported and 32 confirmed lightning induced fires east of the Cascades. The good news — these fires were all small and the thunderstorms are … Continue reading »

Thunderstorms Ending By Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Yesterday and into last night, we saw thunderstorms in northern California and the Klamath Basin, extending up into Douglas County as the night progressed.  In fact, the National Weather Service reported 1,500 lightning strikes Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. This afternoon, it was this same area that saw another round of thunder and lightning.  … Continue reading »

Lightning Storms Start Small Fire

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – A lightning storm moved over Douglas County early Wednesday morning.  Approximately 85 lightning strikes have been recorded on the Douglas District, ranging in location from the Azalea area, to Glide, according to a press release from the Douglas Fire Protection Association (DFPA). One fire has been located near Days Creek and is … Continue reading »

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