Scattered Thunderstorms Wednesday

Two disturbances to our south will be influencing the weather through Thursday. A cut off low just off the coast of California, and a high pressure system over the Four Corners, will feed moisture up from the South and allow for the development of thunderstorms across much of the viewing area. Cloud cover and spotty … Continue reading »

One Last Day of Showers & Storms

The upper level disturbance that has continued to bring showers and thunderstorms to the region is finally moving inland this evening. By tomorrow, it will start to lift north. This is going to shift the thunderstorm threat eastward, with the greatest chances along the Cascades & in the Klamath Basin. Siskiyou County may also see … Continue reading »

Sunny & Cooler Finish to Weekend

Again, thunderstorms are developing over Siskiyou County. This is where most of the instability and remaining moisture lies across the viewing area. Most of the cells have been pretty stationary, moving in a very slow east northeasterly path. Now that the sun has set, the activity should begin to die out over the next several … Continue reading »

Dry T-Storm Threat, Mainly Siskiyou Co.

Yesterday’s disturbance has weakened and died out, but the remnants of the shower activity still lingers across the viewing area. For this reason, the morning has gotten off to a mild and similar start to Wednesday morning. Cloud cover will gradually break up and decrease in coverage by midday. By late afternoon though it will … Continue reading »

Firefighters Prepare for Dry Lightning

WILLIAMS, Ore. –With dry lightning in the forecast, fire crews are preparing for more wildfire outbreaks. The Pacifica Fire is 95 percent contained.  Fifty firefighters and one strike team remain at Pacifica Ranch on Wednesday.  The crews are mopping up hot spots in the area and are on standby in case another fire starts. “They’re … Continue reading »

Still Hot Tuesday, More Clouds

Cloud cover this morning is on the heavier side, and for this reason I have increased coverage for the East Side and Siskiyou County through Tuesday. I think the Rogue Valley will see mostly sunny conditions until early afternoon. Drizzle has been off and on through the course of the morning along the Coast and … Continue reading »

Four Lightning Induced Fires Burn in OR

OWYHEE , Ore. — There are at least four fires burning in Oregon right now, all in Malheur County, and all are believed to have been caused by lightning. Four miles outside of Adrian, the Owyhee fire is burning out of control. It has charred more than 40,000 acres by some reports, and at this … Continue reading »

Isolated T-Storms This Weekend

Humidites are very low across the viewing area, although they are slightly higher than yesterday. Scattered showers are beginning to pop up along the Cascades, on the East Side and in Siskiyou County. These dry conditions are due to the offshore flow. Brookings again reached the upper 80′s and a heat advisory is in effect … Continue reading »