Ask the Met: Dry Heat in Oregon

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why is it that the heat feels so different in the summer months here in Oregon as opposed to other parts of our country like Texas and Oklahoma?” Connor, Medford Here in Oregon we have a dry heat — this means that the moisture content in our air is very low. … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Dew Points

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “What is dew point?” Victoria Daugherty, Yreka The dew point is a direct measure of how much moisture is in our air. It is recorded using the Fahenrehit scale so does reflect a temperature. Another way to think of the dew point, is the temperature at which the air must cool … Continue reading »