Trees and Shrubs Affected by Cold Winter

MEDFORD, Ore. — After the colder-than-average temperatures this winter, you may have noticed your trees and plants have had a harder time bouncing back this spring. Temperatures dropped dangerously low for regional plants during December when the plants were in their dormant state. Now, as we move into spring, some plants are not growing or … Continue reading »

Impressive Storm on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Monday will be the end of the long dry period we’ve seen over the last week. Clouds will start to build in as a very impressive, well defined storm system works its way in. A series of cold front will pass with this storm and will bring much needed rain and even snow … Continue reading »

Dry and Sunny This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION This weekend is shaping up to be a dry, yet beautiful weekend. High pressure is sitting over our area causing the clouds and moisture to stay away. Overnight temperatures over the last few days have been very cold. Most areas have seen temperatures at or below freezing. In fact, warnings have been issued … Continue reading »

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 »

High Pressure Sticking Around

WEATHER DISCUSSION The ridge of high pressure is still sitting over our area and keeping weather conditions mostly the same. This includes: sunny skies, few clouds, and large temperature fluctuations. Thursday morning started out in the 40′s along the coast, and the further you moved inland, temperatures dropped to the upper 20′s. Then, as temperatures … Continue reading »

Wintry Mix Thurs. w/ Iso. Freezing Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION Overnight tonight temperatures will drop well below freezing for all inland areas with increasing clouds and areas of morning freezing fog in west side valleys. Fog may be dense and reduce visibility at times creating even more dangerous driving conditions than the already slick roads. Icy roads will be present the next few … Continue reading »

Bitter Cold Again Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The bitter cold continues across the region. High pressure remains in control of our weather, bringing quiet conditions to the Northwest. Tuesday high temperatures did not warm out of the 20’s both west and east of the Cascades. For this reason, I have gone cooler than the computer models are suggesting today. … Continue reading »

Poor Air Quality & Still Cold

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A high pressure ridge continues to bring quiet weather, just cold conditions to the forecast area. Another single digit and subzero morning has come to an end and well below normal high temperatures are in the forecast today. Highs will struggle to warm into the 30’s across West Side Valleys, while they … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Supplies Fly Off Shelves

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Signs lead the way to I-5 over the Siskiyou Summit from exit 14.  Chains haven’t been required yet over the pass, but at gas stations at the last chance exit, they’re prepared for the first big freeze. “Not so soon in the season, but eventually. They’ll be rolling in,” said Valero … Continue reading »

Cold Today, Colder Tomorrow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION **UPDATED TO ACCOUNT FOR WINTER STORM WATCH** The arctic air mass that has been mentioned for days now is bringing temperatures well below normal. The Klamath Basin is starting the day off in the single digits this morning. Highs today will be in the 20’s & 30’s across inland locations. A freeze … Continue reading »

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