More Dense Fog Early, Mostly Cloudy

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Monday afternoon brought another round of mild temperatures. Mt. Shasta, Klamath Falls and Alturas all broke record highs, climbing into the 50’s and 60’s. Today temperatures will be slightly cooler, a result of the high clouds streaming in from the south. Calling it mostly cloudy today with a few embedded light showers … 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 »

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 »

Quiet & Beautiful to Start the New Year

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure and offshore winds continue to bring beautiful weather to the area. It will again turn out to be gorgeous this afternoon, with chilly temperatures in the morning. Areas of frost are likely along the coast, mostly in Coos County where temperatures are coolest. This afternoon highs will climb into the … Continue reading »

High Pressure in Full Control

WEATHER DISCUSSION Just like Oregon took full control in the 4th quarter of the 2015 Rose Bowl, high pressure is taking full control of the region. This has kept the skies clear for the last two days, and will keep conditions dry for a while. The ridge will sit overhead at least until the end … Continue reading »

A Sunny & Chilly New Year’s Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION With a clear night, temperatures dropped to the teens and single digits for many inland locations the morning of New Year’s Eve.  Conditions won’t be much different for New Year’s Day, but it won’t be quite as cold in the early morning hours.  That means lower 20’s instead of upper teens in the … Continue reading »

Summer Hangs On Tightly This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION With high pressure in control for the next couple of days, highs Saturday are going to be well above average.  For some locations, afternoon temperatures will reach near record values.  In Medford, the record high for September 20th is 98 degrees, and the forecast high is only one degree shy of that. That’s … Continue reading »

Fall-Like Weather Just for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Fall-like weather is here today and boy does it feel nice. Temperatures are going to be closer to seasonal norms, starting off mild due to the cloud cover but not warming much this afternoon. We’ll top out in the 70’s and 80’s across most inland locations. The rain has allowed air quality … Continue reading »

Winds to Gust to 50mph in Shasta Valley

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The area of low pressure moving into our region today will be bringing strong winds as it approaches. Winds will gust near 50mph in the Shasta Valley beginning early this afternoon. East of the Cascades gusts up to 45mph are likely. Because these strong winds will raise fire weather concerns for existing … Continue reading »

Poor Air Quality Across the Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — Twenty four hour air quality readings are unhealthy as of 8:30a.m. in Medford and Grants Pass. Smoke settled across the Valley Tuesday night leading to the poor conditions. One hour readings are showing improvements though, reading good to moderate across the West Side. This suggests the air has improved since last night and is also … Continue reading »

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