Spring-Like Weather into Weekend

    WEATHER DISCUSSION It’s been another quiet morning across the area. High clouds are sitting over much of the area …this kept temperatures a bit warmer overnight than originally thought and also prevented widespread fog in the valleys. Still, patchy fog and areas of low lying clouds are possible across the West Side early. … Continue reading »

A Stagnant Pattern Develops This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday began with a little patchy fog in the valleys, but for the rest of the day we saw high clouds moving through.  The thin clouds helped hold temperatures down a little bit, but afternoon highs were still near or above average.  We will see warmer temperatures on Wednesday, but not before seeing … Continue reading »

Back to Stagnant & Repetitive Weather

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another round of high pressure will begin building over the West today. This will mean several things for our region — more dry weather, stagnant air & mild afternoons. Our mornings will start off chilly, but the sunshine will easily bring highs into the 50’s the next few days. By Thursday and … Continue reading »

Setting Up For a Dry, Quiet Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION The area of low pressure that brought a round of rain & showers last night and Monday has since shifted northward, but lingering sprinkles dotted the area Monday throughout the afternoon.  Storm after storm last weekend dumped over 7 inches of rain in a three day period in Mt. Shasta City, and rainfall … Continue reading »

Windy Today, Showers Taper Off

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather will begin to quiet down this week. Showers will be ongoing through today and the wind will stick around through Monday night. Following today though, a return to dry and stagnant weather is expected. Monday will bring gusty winds to all locations and wind advisories/high wind warnings remain in place. … Continue reading »

Weekend Storm Packing a Punch

WEATHER DISCUSSION Two big storms in three days. This was what we expected this weekend and it is exactly what we got. Friday’s storm was the most potent, but the one that started today is already packing a punch. Heavy rain and wind started in Northern California and the Southern Oregon coast in the late … Continue reading »

One More Storm Before the Clearing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The strong weather system that came in on Friday brought with it a series of hazards all across the region. Heavy rain falling in short periods increased the flooding potential in streams, rivers, lakes, and urban areas. Winds also played a factor in bringing down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages were … Continue reading »

More Storms, Wind, & Rain on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday’s heavy rain and high wind brought down trees, caused power outages, and led to flooding in locations throughout the region.  Wind gusts have topped 60 to 70 mph in places, but on Squaw Peak in the Siskiyous, winds reached 124 mph.  Rainfall amounts have been highest in Siskiyou County up into Jospehine … Continue reading »

Significant Flooding in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Justin Bourke reports live during NewsWatch12 Midday from Mill Street in knee-deep water. StormWatch12 Meteorologists say the heaviest rains are expected today and tomorrow, but will continue through the weekend.

Winds to Gust Near 50MPH in Valley

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Winds have been howling through the night, gusting into the mid 50’s near Ashland around 4:30am and the mid 40’s at the Medford Airport. Rain and wind are expected to continue throughout the morning, with pockets of heavier rainfall at times. Those pockets of heavier rain have been producing the strong gusts … Continue reading »

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