Quiet For the Rest of the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a morning and an afternoon of scattered showers, conditions are finally starting to calm down. A small upper level disturbance moved into the area Thursday afternoon allowing for some showers to fall along the coast and the Northern Cascades. These showers did not hang around for too long as most had dissipated … Continue reading »

Overall Sunny for Easter Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure has built itself into the area allowing for sunny skies and limited cloud coverage to be the story for the weekend. A weak cold front will approach the coast on Saturday morning. This front will break down as it approaches due to the high pressure already in place. This will bring … Continue reading »

Beautiful for the Pear Blossom Fest

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure is still parked over the area promoting sunny skies and warm afternoon temperatures. The good news is this trend will stick around for the Pear Blossom Festival tomorrow. We will start off the morning in the mid 40s so a light jacket will be needed. However, when the sun comes up, … Continue reading »

Rain Returns On Monday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today was an absolutely gorgeous day! After the passage of the cold front last night rain and snow cleared out of the area. Clouds stuck around during the morning hours but as the day progressed, the sun showed itself. Even though the precipitation has stopped there is still a FLOOD WATCH in effect … Continue reading »

Rain and Winds Increase

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cold front has made its way onshore pushing the heaviest rain and strongest winds into our area. The coast and Northern California are getting the brunt right now. The valleys and the Basin will follow shortly. The satellite imagery is showing a break in the cloud coverage behind the cold front, therefore … Continue reading »

Valley Rain & Mountain Snow Tonight

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front moving through the Northwest will bring scattered showers to the region this morning. The only showers on the radar currently are in the form of snow along the Cascades. As the warm front pushes inland through the morning, spotty rain showers will begin developing in all areas. A cold … Continue reading »

Scattered Rain & Snow Showers Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another round of dense fog has developed in West Side Valleys this morning. The fog will begin breaking into midday as a cold front moves south and east across the region. This will help to flush out the trapped polluted & cold air in the lower elevations. For this reason, the air … Continue reading »

Wet Weather to Start, Dry to Finish

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front pushing into the Pacific Northwest is bringing widespread rain to the forecast area this morning. As the front drives inland it will weaken and the current widespread shower activity will become more scattered, and then isolated into midday. By this afternoon, most inland areas will be partly sunny. The … Continue reading »

Cloudy With Widespread Showers Thursday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION An area of low pressure positioned near British Columbia will move eastward today, bringing a cold front through much of the Pacific Northwest. Rain will increase in coverage through the morning at the Coast, and then move inland into midday. This will also bring breezy conditions to the Klamath Basin, high terrain … Continue reading »

Thunderstorms Through Thursday

Two weather disturbances together are going to bring increasing moisture to the region through Thursday. In addition, the atmosphere will gradually increase in instability, meaning by Wednesday, conditions will be favorable for widespread thunderstorm development. A Red Flag Warning (for dry lightning) remains in effect for Northern California and a Fire Weather Watch for the … Continue reading »

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