Showers and T-Storms Move in Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday was yet another dry day as our region was caught in a dry slot moving through the upper air. Visible imagery showed cumulus clouds parked over the Northern Coast, west side valleys, and the Cascades. All other areas experienced some light cirrus through the day. Cooler temperatures were experienced today as a … Continue reading »

Cooler and Comfortable for Tuesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Memorial Day A dry slot in the overhead moisture allowed for a beautiful and warm Memorial Day. Some showers were present at the coast and in the Cascades, however the majority of the moisture stayed to our north. Partly cloudy skies and cooler temperatures will be the story for Tuesday. A weak cold front … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers for Memorial Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION A low pressure system waiting just offshore of British Columbia will slowly begin its descent into our region. It will be pushing a few cold fronts our way. One will be overnight on Sunday allowing for clouds to begin building Sunday afternoon. Light, isolated rain showers will accompany this system. Showers will start … Continue reading »

Clouds Increasing on Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION A high pressure ridge is slowly slipping to the east of our region. This was the cause of the mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures for Saturday. The only area that had more cloud coverage was the coast seeing overcast Saturday morning then progressing to partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. The ridge … Continue reading »

Sunny Skies for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Clouds have been increasing throughout the day ahead of a weak cold front that will enter the area later this afternoon. A line of moisture is also accompanying this system and moved onshore Friday morning. There is an unstable air mass associated with this system which has been setting up the chance for … Continue reading »

Clouds Increase on Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION The axis of the high pressure ridge sat over our region today allowing for the warmest of temperatures with little to no cloud coverage. Highs of 90 were seen in the valley locations and in Norther California. The exception to these cloudless skies were along the coast where low level clouds hung around … Continue reading »

Warmer & Drier Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Through this evening there is the potential for a few rumbles of thunder along and east of the Cascades with peak activity in Siskiyou county. Any thunderstorms that do form will quickly diminish after sunset and shower activity in these areas will end by midnight. Wednesday will bring warm and sunny conditions across … Continue reading »

Thunderstorms to Start the Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION The upper level low continues to track to the south off the Oregon Coast today. The center of the low is still far enough north of our region to keep the moist onshore flow intact. Because of this, we are still seeing isolated shower activity throughout our area. As the low continues south … Continue reading »

Showers Moving In for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Short Term (Saturday PM – Tuesday): After the week of sunny skies and record setting temperatures, we will have a different story moving through the weekend. A low pressure system off the coast of Washington will start to track its way south and bring in precipitation to our region. Looking at the visible … Continue reading »

Showers Continue Into Monday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Showers have increased throughout the area with an upper level low dropping a series of boundaries in the area. A few shortwaves are traveling through the jet stream causing disturbances and instability to move onshore. Rain has been spotty and isolated through much of the region. Some areas received heavy precipitation at times … Continue reading »

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