A Sunny & Chilly New Year’s Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION With a clear night, temperatures dropped to the teens and single digits for many inland locations the morning of New Year’s Eve.  Conditions won’t be much different for New Year’s Day, but it won’t be quite as cold in the early morning hours.  That means lower 20’s instead of upper teens in the … Continue reading »

Frigid Temperatures Back Again Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the title suggests, the very cold temperatures will be back again tonight.  This time, they will be even colder than those of Monday night and Tuesday morning.  We will see single digits in the basin, with subzero wind chills not uncommon.  Afternoon highs will be still be below average, but by the end … Continue reading »

Cold Tonight, Even Colder Tuesday Night

WEATHER DISCUSSION We have been watching an arctic air mass slide in from the northeast Monday evening, and that cold air is going to make quite the impact in southern Oregon and northern California.  Temperatures will be mainly in the teens and twenties tonight, but single digits are in the forecast for parts of the … Continue reading »

Very Cold Temperatures This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Another cold front is moving in Monday afternoon and this one will bring in an arctic blast of cold temperatures. Before it does, we have to deal with the rain and snow that will be kicked up before it arrives. Snow levels are already at an all-time low. 2,000′ will be the level … Continue reading »

Snow Levels Drop Low This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front moving in early tomorrow morning is already dropping rain and snow in the region. This front will be followed by another one on Monday morning keeping rain and snow in the forecast through that time frame. These events will not be so much of a rain event as they will … Continue reading »

Cool Saturday Before Things Get COLD

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday brought a good mix of clouds and sun to the area, and by the afternoon, skies were mostly clear.  With that clearing, temperatures will sink to the teens and 20’s in the basin and northern California tonight.  West side valleys and coastal locations will see lows in the 30’s and 40’s. Since … Continue reading »

A Calm Before the Next Storm

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure building in from the west is allowing for a break in precipitation. Christmas Eve’s storm brought quite a bit of snow to even some of the lower elevations just in time to have a white Christmas. A moderately strong ridge will play possum over the weekend, in the fact that we … Continue reading »

Quiet, But Cold For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday’s cold front ushered in a swath of colder temperatures, and for the next week or so, they won’t be going anywhere.  Fortunately, we won’t be seeing any particularly messy storm systems tracking through the area, but a few rain and snow showers are in the cards. The cold air is even making … Continue reading »

Slick Roads & Cold Temps Christmas AM

WEATHER DISCUSSION Right on cue, a potent cold front swept through from the northwest today, bringing a round of steady rain and then snow as temperatures plunged.  While conditions have calmed a bit behind the front, a few rain and snow showers remain in the area. Due to travel concerns, the Winter Weather Advisory for … Continue reading »

Some Winter Weather For Christmas Eve

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday brought another day of very mild temperatures.  Medford set a new record high of 62 degrees for December 23rd after beginning the day with a bit of patchy fog.  Remember the lovely day we had today, because conditions will be taking a 180 degree turn for Christmas Eve. In anticipation of rain … Continue reading »

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