Fall Temperatures Within Sight

WEATHER DISCUSSION Although the marine layer has returned to coastal locations and substantially dropped temperatures, there was no relief from the unseasonable heat for inland locations.  Highs in the Rogue Valley were once again 10 – 15 degrees above average, and although it seems like the cool down will never come, I promise it is … Continue reading »

Fall Makes a Very Slow Comeback

WEATHER DISCUSSION While temperatures were still about 15 degrees above average Monday, a change is on the way.  It will be a very gradual cool down, but temperatures will finally be dropping by Thursday.  As time moves on, we will even be looking at rain chances returning to the area! Showers enter the forecast for … Continue reading »

Busy October in the Night Sky

WEATHER NEWS This month the heavens will get busy and give us a show. Just in time for October, our astronomy calendar brings us a meteor shower from Draco, the dragon’s mouth and also a blood moon! Don’t worry, it will be more beautiful, than scary. Here’s the breakdown: Draconids Meteor Shower The Draconids meteor … Continue reading »

Temperatures Cooling Through the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Over the past weekend, temperatures have felt more like summer than fall.  Finally, however, afternoon highs will start to drop towards the middle of the week to more seasonable values.  This cool down cannot be attributed to a cold front, however.  The drop in temperatures will be caused by the weakening of the … Continue reading »

Lunar Eclipse Overnight Monday

WEATHER NEWS Starting late Monday night into early Tuesday morning, the Western Hemisphere will get a magnificent show. The moon will pass through the Earth’s umbra (shadow). This is called a Lunar Eclipse (sometimes referred to as a “Blood Moon”). When the eclipse begins, the moon will begin to darken slightly as it starts to … Continue reading »