Near Record Highs This Afternoon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A large high pressure air mass continues to sit over the region. This is the dominant weather feature impacting our weather through the remainder of the week. Expect chilly mornings, and warm afternoons. Highs are nearing record breaking temperatures across the Valley today. The Medford airport hit 79 Sunday afternoon and Monday‚Äôs … Continue reading »

The Heat Continues Sunday

FIRE LEVEL RISING TO EXTREME MONDAY FOR JACKSON & JOSEPHINE COUNTIES. High pressure still has firm control of the weather across the Western half of the country. Temperatures across the West steadily climbed into the upper 90’s and triple digits Saturday afternoon. Medford fell one degree short of hitting 100 Saturday, but many areas in … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers, Thunderstorms Tonight

Spotty showers are moving through the viewing area. This is a disturbance that came in from the the South and East. By midday it should pass by, and sky conditions should begin clearing up. Afternoon highs are going to be about five degrees cooler this afternoon compared to Monday. A disturbance just off the Coastline … Continue reading »

The Hottest Day of the Week to Come

Temperatures Monday afternoon were in the mid 90’s in the Valley and also Siskiyou County. Most of the viewing area had temperatures 5-10 degrees above average values for July. Tuesday the highs are going to warm even more so, as high pressure over the Southwest expands further north. Happy Camp will continue to see triple … Continue reading »

High Temperatures Continuing to Warm

High pressure positioned over the Four Corners will continue to lift north into the first half of the work week. This is going to warm temperatures through Tuesday, with many locations 10 degrees above July normals. Afternoon highs will be in the mid and upper 90’s in the valley’s and Siskiyou County, and the mid … Continue reading »

Another Warming Trend Begins

The holiday weekend is turning out be rather pleasant for all locations across the viewing area. Temperatures steadily climbed into the mid to upper 80’s this afternoon. Medford managed to reach 90 while Klamath Falls hit 87. A warming trend has now begun, and temperatures are going to continue to climb through early next week. … Continue reading »

Afternoon Highs Cool Slightly Thursday

The high pressure air mass that has been consistently sitting over the Great Basin for the last five days will begin to shift eastward Thursday. With this being said, the heat advisory still in effect for Siskiyou County will expire at 11 p.m. Wednesday evening. The incoming shortwave is going to allow us to catch … Continue reading »

Temperatures Continue to Climb

Several locations across the viewing area today hit the triple digits, and many tied or broke records. Some of the records were set almost 100 years ago! This gives you a good idea of the strength of this high pressure air mass in place over the West. Afternoon highs will continue to climb into this … Continue reading »

Another Hot Day in Store

  The thermal trough that has developed as a result of the high pressure ridge over the NW, brought an offshore wind flow this afternoon to the Coast. The 1940 afternoon high record of 86 degrees was easily surpassed in Brookings as temperatures rose to 95 at the Airport! There are other reports of even … Continue reading »

Sunny Finish to the Weekend

A weak cold front swept through the state this afternoon. Light and widespread showers developed as a result, but precipitation totals did not amount to much. Showers will gradually diminish from west to east towards midnight, and following this skies will begin to clear. By Sunday, a high pressure ridge will begin to set up … Continue reading »

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