Hot & Sunny for the Weekend

High pressure currently sits over our region. Sunny skies have allowed for temperatures to warm significantly, especially in the Valley. Medford hit it’s warmest day of the year thus far, with the afternoon temperature peaking at 91 degrees. Klamath Fall did so as well, reaching 81 degrees for the first time this year. On the … Continue reading »

Scattered Showers & T-Storms

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are rolling through the viewing area once again. One cell came right through Medford. The increased surface heating, from the clearer skies this afternoon, allowed for more convection to develop this afternoon and most storms were able to make it over the Cascades into the West Side Valleys. Today’s storms … Continue reading »

Calif. Wildfire Counts Double Average

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — “Unprecedented” is the way California Fire is describing this year’s fire season. Governor Jerry Brown has declared this week “Wildfire Awareness Week.” It’s in response to one of the driest winters in the region. In fact, Cal-Fire has already responded to 11-hundred fires statewide. That’s about double the average. California Fire officials … Continue reading »

Dry Thunderstorms Tonight

Widespread rain showers and thundershowers are impacting the viewing area. We have had several reports of lightning strikes and there are currently several smoke investigations underway. The threat for fire development will stick with us through the evening, as conditions still remain very dry. Humidities remain low across the region with the exception of the … Continue reading »

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