Active Weather Pattern Upcoming

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today a very well developed low pressure system moved its way southwest towards the South California coast. This storm caused mass flooding, land slides, and tornadoes across much of middle and southern California. The south coast recieved almost a year’s worth of precipitation in only a matter of days. The pressure at the … Continue reading »

AM Fog & PM Sun for West Side Valleys

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Very little changes since yesterday have come to the forecast. High temperatures have been raised across the Rogue Valley through the end of the week because more mixing and earlier clearing is anticipated. The fog and clouds should clear out and erode a little quicker than recent days — allowing for more … Continue reading »

Clouds & Fog for Valley, Sunny Elsewhere

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to be the dominant weather feature in control of our weather. This will be the case through the next week, bringing low lying clouds and fog to West Side Valleys & clear skies and mild conditions to most other areas. A dense fog advisory is in place through the … Continue reading »

AM Fog, Breaking this Afternoon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A large ridge of high pressure is now building into the West. This will be the dominant weather feature through the extended forecast. A stretch of very dry weather will likely be with us through the weekend, bringing sunny and mild temperatures to the higher elevations & dense fog to West Side … Continue reading »

How Do Clouds Form?

“How can cirrus and other clouds form without a storm coming?” Tracy England Grants Pass Cirrus clouds are the highest clouds and are made of ice crystals and tend to form 24-hours before a change in the weather occurs. Altocumulus clouds are mid-level clouds and thus can be made of ice crystals and water droplets. … Continue reading »

Cloudy but Mostly Dry for the Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather will be dry today with more sun by the afternoon hours. The jet stream is currently to our north but will inch further south into Saturday & Sunday. Moisture will be on the rise through the evening, helping to bring more clouds to the region by tomorrow. The onshore winds … Continue reading »

Mostly Cloudy Today, Slightly Warmer

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Light and isolated showers are developing this morning just offshore. The onshore wind and dissipating system from yesterday is helping to support these showers — they should come to an end through the morning. The sun will help to bring some cloud break by late afternoon to the region but most of … Continue reading »

Fall-Like Today with Rain Showers

A cold front moving north and east is bringing fall-like weather to the region. This morning the atmosphere became unstable enough for thunderstorm development, and nearly 400 lightning reports occurred along the Cascades and across the Klamath Basin. Many of the storms were developing along the mountains, and moving north and east into Klamath County. … Continue reading »

The Heat Persists Friday

An area of low pressure just to our east is going to continue feeding in moisture from the tropics to parts of the Klamath Basin and Siskiyou County today. Showers and thunderstorms will again develop by late afternoon with the help of the strong sun and daytime heating. High temperatures will remain well above average … Continue reading »

Partly Sunny Again Today

Cloud cover is streaming in from the South and West, bringing some light showers to the Coastline this morning. This trend is expected through much of the day, with the band of clouds beginning to move inland through the course of the day. Temperatures are going to be a few degrees cooler compared to yesterday … Continue reading »

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