Strong Winter Storm On The Way

Today a weak disturbance will bring light isolated showers to the region, mainly at the coast and higher elevations with little snow accumulation. However, a much more juicy strong storm system will hit our area late tomorrow through Saturday. The heaviest rain and snow will fall tomorrow night with strong to damaging winds at the … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain & Snow Through Morning

A storm system is moving through the region this morning bringing heavy snow at times to locations down to 1,100 feet. The low associated with this system did not shift as far south as anticipated as thus has brought quite a bit of snow to southern Oregon. The bulk of the precipitation is now hitting … Continue reading »

Transition To A More Active Pattern

A cold front will start to bring rain and snow to the region today with isolated showers mainly at the coast this morning and more widespread precipitation falling this afternoon. The heaviest rain and snow will fall mainly after midnight through tomorrow morning and in northern California. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for … Continue reading »

Cold Front Will Bring Rain

A cold front and its associated light rain and higher elevation snow (above 4,500 feet) will push through the Rogue Valley and over the Cascades throughout the day on Tuesday.  Some showers will reach into Northern California. A larger storm will hit Wednesday night, Thursday and much of Friday…lowering snow levels to 2,000 feet Thursday … Continue reading »

Dry & Hazy Through Tomorrow

High pressure remains over the region leading to another cold morning and areas of freezing fog, we’ll see the thickest fog near the Grants Pass area which will prevent a lot of daytime heating. Areas that wake up without fog will warm to just above normal for this time of the year, while areas that … Continue reading »

Cold Again This Evening

Today was very similar to yesterday with temperatures a few degrees cooler in some locations. We are in a very repetitive weather pattern, and this evening will be similar to last evening. Temperatures will drop into the low 20′s and upper teens in the Rogue Valley, and single digits are expected in and around Klamath … Continue reading »

Another Cold Day for the Valley

Widespread and dense freezing fog has formed in the Valley and is not helping the road conditions. Very slick roads along with low visibilities are being reported in most of Medford. Out of the Rogue Valley icy roads are still being seen from the cold overnight temperatures the past week or so. Today will be very … Continue reading »

Poor Air Quality Today

The same high pressure air mass that has been over our region for the past five days or so will remain over the area heading into the weekend and also the next work week. We are continuing to deal with colder air trapped in the valleys, preventing a decent warming into the afternoon even though … Continue reading »

Poor Air Quality & Cold Air

With high pressure still present we’ll continue to see temperatures inversions with warm air above the cold air in the valleys and low elevations which is providing a cap for the pollutants in the lower atmosphere. Air quality has been deteriorating all week and will continue through at least Thursday for the west side when … Continue reading »

Air Quality Concerns

High pressure remains in control of the area which is starting to cause air quality to deteriorate, a trend that will continue through at least the end of the week. High pressure causes the atmosphere to decouple such that the winds are separated from the lower elevations which causes the pollutants to build up. An … Continue reading »

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