Active Weather to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After weeks of dry weather, we enter our first active weather pattern of the 2014-15 water year. I’ll break it down by the specifics by category: Smoke: Upper air surface models show that the low pressure system offshore will keep winds out of the south, southwest for the beginning of the week. Therefore, … Continue reading »

Few Showers For the Early Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A frontal boundary pushing showers onshore this morning will continue to drop rain in our region for today. Upper level winds are moving very quickly out of the west so any showers that do develop will be short lived as they will move across large distances in a short amount of time. After … Continue reading »

A Warm End to the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION June 21st – The Official First Day of Summer (Summer Solstice) A weak ridge of high pressure has moved its way onshore and is clearing us out for the next day or so. High temperatures today were already above average. Clear skies and a windy afternoon was what we got for Saturday. Sunday … Continue reading »

Quiet For the Rest of the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a morning and an afternoon of scattered showers, conditions are finally starting to calm down. A small upper level disturbance moved into the area Thursday afternoon allowing for some showers to fall along the coast and the Northern Cascades. These showers did not hang around for too long as most had dissipated … Continue reading »

Clouds Moving in During the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION This Sunday will be the last of the sunny and warm days that we’ve been having. The jet stream is moving to a zonal flow and will start to bring a series of storms to create an active weather pattern this week. Clouds will begin moving in on Monday afternoon. Along with the … Continue reading »

Beautiful for the Pear Blossom Fest

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure is still parked over the area promoting sunny skies and warm afternoon temperatures. The good news is this trend will stick around for the Pear Blossom Festival tomorrow. We will start off the morning in the mid 40s so a light jacket will be needed. However, when the sun comes up, … Continue reading »

Active Weather Returns This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a beautiful, but dry weekend, an active weather pattern will return to the area. The high pressure ridge that has been sitting over us the last few days is starting to break down. This will allow the upper level jet stream to resume a more west-to-east flow pattern. This means that storms … Continue reading »