More Dense Fog to Finish the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dense fog continues to lie close to the ground across West Side Valleys. In some locations visibilities will be near or below a quarter of a mile. Be sure to drive with your headlights on and take it slow on the roads! The fog will likely linger through the afternoon in many spots. … Continue reading »

Dense Fog Hangs Around For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION As has been the case for the past week or so, high pressure remains in control, and the associated temperature inversions around the area are strong.  These inversions act like a lid on the lower portions of the atmosphere, holding in the fog that develops but allowing for mild, if not almost warm, … Continue reading »

More Dense Fog for the Valleys

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another round of dense fog has developed west of the Cascades. This has led to a dense fog advisory across the valleys through 11am. Early drivers should keep headlights on and take it slow on the roads. Fog looks to break by about lunchtime in Medford, earlier in Ashland but later in … Continue reading »

More Morning Fog and Mild Temperatures

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dense fog blanketed the Rogue Valley this morning, and finally by the early afternoon, some sunshine began to peek through the clouds.  Temperatures were above average for most locations, but for places like Grants Pass where fog was present most of the day, afternoon highs were actually below average. Thursday will be very … Continue reading »

AM Fog, Becoming Mostly Sunny

WEATHER DISCUSSION Freezing fog has developed across our valleys this morning. Because of this, the airport is planning to fog seed so drivers should take it slow on Biddle and around the airport. Morning temperatures are in the 20’s and 30’s inland ….meanwhile, the coast is in the 40’s and 50’s. Once the low lying clouds … Continue reading »

Cool Mornings & Mild Afternoons Continue

WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures started out relatively chilly this morning, with inland locations seeing lows in the 20’s and 30’s.  By the afternoon, highs had reached the 50’s and 60’s – about 10 to 15 degrees above average for this time of year.  High pressure is still in control for the entire western United States and … Continue reading »

Quiet & Mild Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures are getting off to a chilly start this morning, despite some high clouds that stuck around overnight. There will be more sunshine today, allowing highs to climb well into the 50’s ..even the 60’s in some spots this afternoon. Skies will start off partly sunny and clouds will gradually burn off … Continue reading »

High Pressure Keeps a Strong Hold

WEATHER DISCUSSION The work week began with much milder temperatures than what we were seeing just a few days ago.  Early morning lows were about 5 to 10 degrees above average, and afternoon highs were no different.  Even higher elevations saw afternoon temperatures in the 40’s and 50’s, which is causing a bit of snow … Continue reading »

Quiet Again This Week & Mild

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A ridge of high pressure will continue to sit over the West this week. This is going to keep the weather dry, inactive and mild. Temperatures will be significantly warmer than last week and also above average. Afternoon highs will climb into the low to mid 50’s for West Side Valleys. For … Continue reading »

Back to an Inactive Pattern

WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front moved through this morning dropping light rain in the area. So light, in fact, that the only places that picked up measurable precipitation was the coast and the Cascades. Snow levels were near 4,500′ this morning, and snow fell in mountain passes above this level. The showers started coming to … Continue reading »

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