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 »

Another Cold Night Ahead!

Another chilly night is in store for us here in Southern Oregon and Northern California, especially east of the Cascades. Subzero temperatures reached nearly 20 below last night in both Klamath and Lake counties and tonight they will near similar temperatures. I also came across a report of just 19 degrees in Medford, however most … Continue reading »

Shelters Seeing More People Than Usual

MEDFORD, Ore. — Temperatures are expected to dip into the low 20′s Sunday night and one Medford shelter is opening it’s doors to anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Officials with the Medford Gospel Mission said they took in about a dozen men after 9:30 p.m. Saturday night. Officials said often times people … Continue reading »

Coldest Night of the Season!

Saturday night is expected to be the coldest night of the season! Klamath Falls broke their record low Friday night of -2 by 3 degrees, dropping to 5 below!!!! Heading into these evening I am almost certain they will break a record again! Many locations east of the Cascades will approach and surpass records, dropping … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow This Evening

Rain and snow will fall over the region this evening. Temperatures will drop into the low 30′s in the Rogue Valley, so rain is expected to mix with snow and even change to snow in some locations by early morning. By sunrise, most places should be dry and remain dry through early afternoon. The sun … Continue reading »

Another Cold Night & Sunny Day!

  Another very clear and cold night is in store for many this evening. Along the Coast temperatures will drop into the mid 30′s; a frost advisory and freeze warning are in effect from 2AM-9AM! For the Rogue Valley temperatures will drop into the mid 20′s, and in the Basin we will see the single … Continue reading »

Wet & Windy Weather

Today will be the last dry day before Thanksgiving, so take advantage of it by clearing out drains and gutters before the rain and winds move in and cause your drains to clog. Also prepare for power outages next week by having plenty of batteries, water and a way to¬† keep warm in case the … Continue reading »

Rain, Wind & Snow

A cold front will be moving through the area today bringing rain, wind, and snow to the region which we’ve seen all of already this morning. The strongest winds will be at the coast, mountains and east of the Cascades with the heaviest rain staying at the coast. Snow will be the story through the … Continue reading »

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