Dense AM Fog, Afternoon Clearing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The weekend brought record breaking temperatures to the area as highs climbed into the 60’s and 70’s. Brookings, North Bend, Mt. Shasta & Klamath Falls all broke record highs Sunday afternoon. Today, temperatures will be pretty similar to Sunday ..give or take a few degrees. The exception will be the coast where highs … Continue reading »

A Record Setting Day for Our Region

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, the right concoction of atmospheric ingredients came into play today to allow for temperatures to break records in some cities. Six weather stations across the region recorded high temperatures that exceeded records set on this day. Those records are as follows: Klamath Falls: 57, breaking the old record of 53 (2014) Roseburg: … Continue reading »

Close to Record Temperatures Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION “Jackets in the morning and short sleeves by the afternoon.” That is my motto when talking about the diurnal temperature change in the spring and the fall. Diurnal temperature change is the difference between the low and the high in a given day. In the spring and fall, we usually start seeing the … Continue reading »

All Set For a Mild Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Some afternoon sunshine helped warm temperatures to about five to ten degrees above average across the region.  This warming trend lasts through the weekend and start of next week, with highs flirting with record values by Sunday and Monday.  High pressure is still in control, and that will not be changing any time … Continue reading »

Unseasonably Warm into Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather stays quiet today with a stagnant weather pattern sitting over the area. High pressure has weakened some and a front will push through the Northwest today, riding over top of the ridge. Rain with this front will stay well to our north through Friday. Light showers are possible at the … Continue reading »

A Few Clouds & Mild Temps End the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday morning brought very patchy fog to the region, and by the afternoon, a little bit of sunshine warmed helped warm us up.  Brookings hit a high of 63, and similar temperatures are in the forecast not just for Friday, but throughout the weekend along the coast.  Even the high terrain and basin … Continue reading »

Small Changes to Our Inactive Pattern

WEATHER DISCUSSION A small change in the weather pattern occurs today over the region with a weak warm front that will scoot in and drop some light precipitation. Keep in mind that with the ridge overhead, we have dry air over the area so a lot of the rain is falling as virga and evaporating … Continue reading »

Foggy & Mostly Cloudy For Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday morning brought another round of dense fog through the valleys, but by around lunchtime, the fog lifted in most locations.  That didn’t mean that temperatures warmed up, however.  Afternoon highs were still below average for many places in west side valleys due to the high clouds that moved in by the afternoon. … Continue reading »

More Fog & Clouds for the Valleys

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday will likely be a repeat of Tuesday. Low lying clouds and fog will continue for the valleys, preventing temperatures from warming much. Outside of the valleys, the day will bring more sunshine. Highs on Tuesday were stuck in the 30’s and 40’s for Jackson and Josephine Counties. The high at the Medford … Continue reading »

Valley Fog & Mostly Sunny Skies Continue

WEATHER DISCUSSION The fog Tuesday played a large role in determining temperatures for locations mainly in southern Oregon.  Without the fog present, temperatures reached or surpassed seasonal averages.  However, in Medford, the temperature topped out at 38 degrees, which is well below average for this time of year.  We will see that fog thicken once … Continue reading »

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