Smoke, Cowlitz Can’t Slow Down Rogues

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues rode the left arm of Mac Acker to a 5-2 win to clinch a sweep over Cowlitz on Monday night. Acker threw eight innings, allowed one earned run and struck out four. Jerad Casper was 2-4 with three RBI’s to lead Medford to its tenth consecutive win at home. … Continue reading »

Air Quality Impacts Next Few Days

A cooler and new air mass is now settling in. This air mass is stable, bringing dry conditions but breezy afternoon winds. The humidities are higher and this has helped crews, but the firefighting efforts are battling average wind speeds in the teens with gusts even highers. This will be the trend again into Monday, … Continue reading »

Increasing Sunshine On The Way

With high pressure just off shore we’ll continue to see weak systems slide down the front side bringing light precipitation to mainly areas to our northwest but areas of Coos and Douglas county could see more light rain today and the Cascades could see some snow showers at times today. Areas further to the south … Continue reading »

Pollutants On The Increase

A high pressure ridge will continue to keep hold over our atmosphere through the weekend which will strengthen the inversion and air stagnation which means pollutants may reach unhealthy levels by weeks end. You can find a link to the DEQ website to find air quality levels in your area under weather links. For the … Continue reading »

Warming Trend Kicks Off

High pressure will continue to be the main weather system in our area for the rest of the week which means areas of overnight fog and afternoon sunshine as well as a warming trend through the week. No significant precipitation is forecast for the rest of the week, however a weak cold front will slide … Continue reading »

Return Of Valley fog

The tail end of the storm that hit our area yesterday will continue to bring windy conditions for the next couple of days to the coast, mountains and east side. As the low pressure finally exits late Saturday we’ll see a slight chance for snow showers for the mountains and some east side areas like … Continue reading »

Rain, Snow, and More On The Way

The rain we saw yesterday was enough to improve air quality across the area with the only city as of this morning not in the ‘Good’ level is Klamath Falls which only improved one level and is now in the ‘Moderate.’ A cold front approaching the coast today will bring increasing winds to the region … Continue reading »

More Change Coming

Today a weak cold front will bring light rain to the region and light snow above 3,000 feet, with gusty winds in the mountains and fairly breezy at the coast and basin today. Winds will calm briefly tonight as the system passes but will pick up again tomorrow as a stronger storm system approaches that … Continue reading »

Changing Pattern

High pressure will persist for one more day which means so does the inversion, air quality problems and fog. Tomorrow a front will bring light rain to the area with most of the precipitation falling at the coast and on the west side of the Cascades. This front will be our first chance to break … Continue reading »

Increasing Chance For Sunshine!

Expect low clouds and fog through the day for many areas in the valleys with our best chance of the week to see some sunshine in the afternoon comes in tomorrow, Groundhog’s Day. A dry spell continue through the weekend as does air quality concerns as high pressure remains in control of the area. This … Continue reading »

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