Setting Up For a Dry, Quiet Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION The area of low pressure that brought a round of rain & showers last night and Monday has since shifted northward, but lingering sprinkles dotted the area Monday throughout the afternoon.  Storm after storm last weekend dumped over 7 inches of rain in a three day period in Mt. Shasta City, and rainfall … Continue reading »

One More Storm Before the Clearing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The strong weather system that came in on Friday brought with it a series of hazards all across the region. Heavy rain falling in short periods increased the flooding potential in streams, rivers, lakes, and urban areas. Winds also played a factor in bringing down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages were … Continue reading »

More Storms, Wind, & Rain on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday’s heavy rain and high wind brought down trees, caused power outages, and led to flooding in locations throughout the region.  Wind gusts have topped 60 to 70 mph in places, but on Squaw Peak in the Siskiyous, winds reached 124 mph.  Rainfall amounts have been highest in Siskiyou County up into Jospehine … 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 »

Significant Rain & Wind Storm Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A very strong storm will move through the region today through tomorrow. There will actually be two areas of low pressure bringing heavy rain and strong winds region-wide beginning this morning. Increasing rain will move in throughout the morning along the coast. The radar has been picking up lots of lightning to … Continue reading »

Another System Heads Our Way

Here we go, yet again! Another dangerous storm causing many problems on the roadways and for holiday travelers this weekend will approach our area this evening. Conditions will begin to deteriorate in Northern California shortly after midnight and then Southern Oregon not too long after that. The Mt. Shasta City area will continue to get … Continue reading »