Dry Weather Over the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure has built into the area and that means that this weekend will be dry with large temperature fluctuations. Temperatures will start off cool along the coast and cold in other areas. Temperatures at and below freezing will cause a FREEZE WARNING to go into effect Saturday morning at 2. The mild … Continue reading »

Freezing Temperatures Overnight

WEATHER DISCUSSION First Day of Spring With the mild winter that we’ve experienced this year, orchards are seeing early blossoms on their fruit trees. Cooler air has moved in to the area and could affect these crops. A lack of cloud coverage and a cold pool of air sitting over our area will combine to … Continue reading »

Cooler Temperatures This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A quick-moving storm moved out of the area early Monday morning. This system dropped up to an inch of rain along the coast and valleys and up to a half an inch in Northern California. Snow levels dropped down to 3,000′ in the Cascades and areas above 4,500′ saw … Continue reading »

Fast-Moving Storm Overnight

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a weekend of dry, sunny weather, a low pressure storm system will move into our area late tonight. This system will be very quick-moving, but will drop rain and snow. The timing of the heaviest rain with this system will be from around 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m.  Monday. Areas that … Continue reading »

High Pressure Brings Dry Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION A dominant ridge of high pressure has settled in to our area after the weekend of active weather. High pressure acts to keep clouds from forming, therefore, precipitation doesn’t get a chance to form. With the lack of cloud coverage, temperatures have a chance to fluctuate more than normal. When clouds are not … Continue reading »

Slow-Moving Storm Dropping Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION The storm that has been affecting our area since Saturday is sticking around a bit longer and dropping some much needed rain. A cold front that moved into our area last night stalled and is causing the rain to hang around. This storm is also caught in a south-to-north upper-level jet stream pattern. … Continue reading »

Rain and Winds Increase on Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a few days of dry, sunny weather, another storm system is approaching the coast. This upper level low will push a series of fronts into our area that will increase the rain and the potential for winds. Rain will start in Coos and Curry Counties as well as parts of western Josephine … Continue reading »

Next Round of Rain Begins Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION We did start off with cloudy skies Tuesday and even some mountain fog. However, when the sun warmed the temperatures, the clouds lifted to produce sunny skies. Temperatures were high again today and got above seasonal average. Normally we see 50′s in the valley and at the coast and 40′s in the Basin … Continue reading »

More Rain Coming Up

WEATHER DISCUSSION Light rain is what most areas saw Monday as a weak cold front pushed onshore. This activity will pick up a bit into Monday night. As we get into the overnight hours the rain will begin to decrease. We have a little bit of high pressure that will move into the area on … Continue reading »

Rain and Wind This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain will be the main concern starting tonight and lasting throughout much of the week. A large plume of Pacific moisture stretches from the International Date Line to the coast. Isolated shower activity is expected throughout most of the day today, however, the rain will pick up this evening. Throughout the next 48 … Continue reading »

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