A Dry and Sunny Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain, snow, hail, and wind made up the forecast for Friday. A cold pool of air moved overhead allowing for instability to strengthen. This, along with daytime heating allowed for pop-up storms to form and strengthen through the day. Hail was reported in Grants Pass and Medford, among other places. The showers dissipated over the evening … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow Wind Down Saturday Afternoon

WEATHER DISCUSSION We saw intermittent rain and snow showers both ahead and behind a cold front that passed Friday morning.  New snowfall amounts have been between 3 and 4 inches, with more expected through the overnight hours.  Rainfall totals have been highest along the coast, with more than an inch recorded in 24 hours in … Continue reading »

Light Rain and Snow Today

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front has been pushing through the area today allowing for showers to pick up across the region. Snow levels started low, near about 5,000′ and will be lowering dramatically through Saturday. Levels will bottom out near 4,500′ for the Cascades, 3,500′ for the Siskiyous, and 3,400′ for the Basin. Snow … Continue reading »

Winter Weather & Rain Through Friday PM

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a fairly significant dry spell, we are now seeing measurable rain and snow entering the area.  Rainfall amounts won’t be significant, but for the high terrain, snowfall totals could top 12 inches along the highest peaks.  Since this is quite a change from the type of weather we’ve been seeing over the … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow Back in the Forecast

  WEATHER DISCUSSION After weeks of dry, sunny, and warm weather, we get a small relief. Rain and snow will return to the forecast for this weekend. High pressure out in the middle Pacific will allow for a series of moisture waves to slide down the “right arm,” into our area. The last few months, … Continue reading »

A Bit of Rain & Snow on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION A few high clouds moving through today signaled a change that’s on the way.  We’ll see a storm system drift southward over the next 24 hours, bringing a round of showers to the valleys and a few inches of snow to the mountains.  Temperatures will also drop a little bit with the cold front … Continue reading »

Valley Rain & Mtn. Snow for End of Week

    WEATHER DISCUSSION ***For those who didn’t catch the morning newscasts or the end of the video above …today will be my last day at KDRV. I have accepted a job with WRGB, the CBS affiliate in Albany, NY. I’d like to thank all of our viewers for the overwhelming support since I’ve been … Continue reading »

One More Sunny & Quiet Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday morning, temperatures will still be chilly, but not quite as cold as what we saw Tuesday morning.  Lows were in the lower teens in the Klamath Basin and middle 20’s for the Rogue Valley, and just as cold in northern California.  Although we started out about ten degrees below average, afternoon highs … Continue reading »

Quiet Through Midweek, Rain on Horizon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another chilly and quiet morning is underway. Temperatures will start off in the teens and 20’s inland before warming into the 50’s and 60’s yet again. There are no low lying clouds and there is also no fog west of the Cascades. The clear skies will be ongoing through tonight in all … Continue reading »

Another, Even Colder, Morning On Tuesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures began in the 20’s for many locations Monday morning, and they will be even colder for Tuesday morning.  By the afternoon hours, though, it’s hard to even remember just how chilly the morning was…highs were back in the upper 50’s and lower 60’s Monday afternoon, and the spread in temperatures will be … Continue reading »

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