Not Feeling Like the Start of Winter

WEATHER DISCUSSION Monday marked the first full day of astronomical winter.  However, with high temperatures nearly 20 degrees above average in some locations, it certainly didn’t feel much like we are approaching the peak of the holiday season.  We will see one more quiet day Tuesday, before the next cold front sweeps through Christmas Eve. … Continue reading »

Rain Showers Coming to an End

WEATHER DISCUSSION The last 24 hours have painted a completely different picture as far as the amount of rain falling. Over the course of Saturday, 24 hour rainfall totals had surpassed 7″ for areas along the coast, 8″ in the Southern Oregon Coastals, and 5″ in the Cascades. Through 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, totals were … Continue reading »

Rain and Wind Dominate the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A strong ridge of high pressure is sitting off to our southwest and it is positioned just right to allow a large atmospheric river of moisture to pound the region with rainfall. Snow levels have risen above 8,000′ and will continue to hover that high through the end of this event. Therefore, snow … Continue reading »

A Wet Start to the Weekend on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION We saw a few leftover showers to close out the week, all behind a cold front that moved through earlier in the day Friday.  However, a different air mass will be moving in for Saturday, bringing instead, warm air to the region.  In addition, we will see gusty winds and heavy rain along … Continue reading »

Strong System On Tap for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION An active weather pattern sits over the region after the high pressure ridge that set in the last few days. An upper level low spinning in the Gulf of Alaska is sending a cold front boundary into our region and the initial line of showers and thunderstorms happened overnight into this morning. That … Continue reading »

A Pair of Storms For the Coming Days

WEATHER DISCUSSION While showers were very light and isolated today, that will not be the case as we head throughout the overnight hours of Thursday and in to Friday morning.  Another cold front will be moving through, and while it is not bringing a drastic drop in temperatures, it will keep snow levels fairly low … Continue reading »

Another Round of Rain Thursday PM

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak area of low pressure has been approaching the coast Wednesday, bringing about a quarter of an inch of rain to places like Brookings and Crescent City.  Northern California also saw a bit of measurable rain, but elsewhere, there wasn’t much in the bucket. Along with the rain came a bit of … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow Showers Isolated On Wed.

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday brought a mostly clear start to the day, but by the afternoon, clouds rolled back into the area.  Temperatures were still able to make it above average, and as they drop again tonight, more snowfall is possible for the higher elevations mainly in Siskiyou County. A winter weather advisory is in effect … Continue reading »

Light Rain & High Elev. Snow Continue

WEATHER DISCUSSION Monday brought light rain to many locations, but Medford was left dry.  The region saw a fairly active day, with rain and snow, with the exception of the Rogue Valley.  That active weather continues along the coast tonight, where a winter weather advisory is in effect for the high terrain of Del Norte … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow for your Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the quiet break for the weekend, the pattern is changing back to active for the next week. A small ridge of high pressure set up after the strong storm that worked its way in last week. This high pressure ride kept precipitation at bay and cleared us out slightly for Saturday. Now, … Continue reading »

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