Thunderstorms Back in the Forecast

A weak frontal boundary is stalled over the are this morning bringing a few high clouds inland and a marine layer push at the coast. This system will push inland today knocking temperatures a few degrees from yesterday through tomorrow. With high pressure over the Southwest, flow around that system will filter in more moisture … Continue reading »

Still Warm with Incr. Afternoon Smoke

Another warm, sunny and dry day inland with a frontal boundary bringing clouds and spotty drizzle to the coast. This system will mainly be impacting areas north of us, but a few drops could be squeezed out through the day along the south coast. Besides that, weather today will be similar to yesterday with haze … Continue reading »

Calmer Weather for a Few Days

The next low pressure to influence our region is hanging out off-shore and will stay there today bringing a few clouds this afternoon, but still expect mostly sunny skies today with areas of smoke and haze. With calmer, warm and dry weather for a few days fire and smoke activity will increase and air quality … Continue reading »

Calmer Weather Means Increasing Smoke

High pressure will be building over the Southwest which in the past has lead to a heat wave across western states, but the Pacific Northwest will not be joining in the warm-up this week as a trough will move in this week. This trough will pinch the ridge, keeping it further east along with the … Continue reading »

Calmer Weather Means Increasing Smoke

Starting this week off with better air quality due to the storms over the weekend dropping plenty of rain and providing rising air which helped to lift out a lot of the smoke that was impacting us the last couple of weeks. With calmer weather settling in the smoke will start to increase and air … Continue reading »

Most Active Thunderstorm Days Ahead

Today and tomorrow will be the most active thunderstorm days with storms popping up around the same time as yesterday and increasing in intensity through the early evening. Expect isolated thunderstorms in Siskiyou county and east of the Cascades by mid-morning becoming more numerous in the afternoon and evening. Storms will hold off until the … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Activity Continues

An upper-low continues to spin disturbances through the viewing area bringing more thunderstorms today through the weekend. The next disturbance will bring thunderstorms as early as early this afternoon in northern California then move into southwest Oregon later in the afternoon. Thunderstorm activity will become more scattered into this evening with thunderstorms ending by or … Continue reading »

Increasing T’Storm Activity

Several hundred cloud-to-ground lightning strikes were reported from last night in our viewing area, and while thunderstorms have died out this morning, the threat is not over. This afternoon thunderstorms will return more scattered than yesterday and overnight. The storm threat exists for the entire region, with a slight chance at the coast. There is … Continue reading »

Increasing Thunderstorms This Week

An upper low offshore will approach the coast through the week increasing the threat for thunderstorms across the viewing area. Today the system will be further offshore and thus not able to tap into as much moisture located in the Southwest and that will be the limiting factor today. The low pushes further inland during … Continue reading »

Warm & Dry, then Showers & Thunderstorms

An upper low will be the main weather influence through the week with warm and dry conditions to start the week then the chance for showers and thunderstorms midweek. The upper low is going to re-enter the jetstream and create a negatively tilted jetstream, which is the ideal setup for thunderstorms. The low will usher … Continue reading »

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