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 »

Frigid Temperatures Threaten Pipes

MEDFORD, Ore. — With frigid temperatures settling in and ice forming on windshields overnight, garden hoses may out of sight and out of mind for homeowners. Something as simple as unscrewing the hose from the faucet during the winter could mean the difference in hundreds of dollars of plumbing repairs. Garden hoses are one of … Continue reading »

Much Colder Today & This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Yesterday’s front has now swept to our south, and with it, most of the rain and snow has also moved south. Scattered showers are developing to our north but much of Southern Oregon remains dry. Clouds lingering behind this area of low pressure will be with us through the day. Gradual clearing … Continue reading »

Volunteers Help Check On Seniors

MEDFORD, Ore. — Food & Friends delivers about 900 meals a day to residents of Jackson and Josephine counties with about 700 of those being seniors. With winter temperatures now hitting Southern Oregon, the volunteers also do a quick safety check during their visit to make sure their clients are warm during the winter. Food … Continue reading »

Increasing Fog, Afternoon Sun

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cold, dry airmass that has brought near record lows and less fog has moved out of the region and a moist onshore flow will increase through the week. This will act to bring increasing fog and low clouds to the coast and west side valley locations which will keep overnight lows slightly … Continue reading »

Cold, Sunny & Dry Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will remain in place with a low pressure down in the Southwest continuing to provide a block to any storms and the offshore flow that is keeping the coast warm through tomorrow. The offshore flow will start to break down Sunday evening which will allow the return of overnight fog and … Continue reading »

Another Bitter Cold Night

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tonight will bring even colder temperatures due to even less clouds and less for formation. The best chance for freezing fog will be the lowest valley locations on the west side, but fog will linger less than tomorrow compared to today and we’ll see plenty of sunshine Friday into early next week. Protect … Continue reading »

Coldest Nights of the Season So Far

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will build over the area the next few days which will bring a drying trend with increasing sunshine, while a thermal trough developing over California will bring gusty offshore winds. The Brookings area will be the warm spot the next several days due to the Chetco Effect while inland valley locations … Continue reading »

Showers Taper Off Sunday Afternoon

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tonight through tomorrow morning some areas, especially the Cascades, will see periods of steady showers. This may impact travel over the Cascade passes with snow covered roads and reduced visibilities, though the heavies precipitation has exited our region. Snow levels will drop to 3,000 feet by Sunday morning and only rise slightly through … Continue reading »

Cool Week with Stormy Weekend

Weather Discussion A large upper low will shift south overnight bringing just a few light showers to the east side of southern Oregon and northern California, mainly for Lake, Modoc and east Siskiyou county. Tomorrow will bring a cold morning across the region with areas of frost at the coast and temperatures near to below … Continue reading »

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