Winds to Gust Near 50MPH in Valley

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Winds have been howling through the night, gusting into the mid 50’s near Ashland around 4:30am and the mid 40’s at the Medford Airport. Rain and wind are expected to continue throughout the morning, with pockets of heavier rainfall at times. Those pockets of heavier rain have been producing the strong gusts … Continue reading »

Slides and Flows Possible This Weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Flood Watch has been issued for Southwest Oregon and Northwest California with the incoming rain event. The watch extends from Thursday evening until Saturday afternoon. Along with the flooding of local streams, creeks, and rivers; slides and flows also become hazards. “Heavy rainfall and flooding are a common landslide trigger,” says … 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 »

Heavy Rain Prompts Flooding Concerns

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A strong storm system will push into the Pacific Northwest today. This will bring soaking rains, strong winds, flooding concerns and high elevation snow ..all through the next 48 hours. Rain is already beginning to fall along the coast. This rain will turn moderate to heavy through the day. Skies will stay … Continue reading »

1″-3″ of Rain Ahead for West Side

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Well round 1 has come to an end, leaving quite an imprint over the area. Over 4″ of rain has fallen at the Coast near Brookings and over 1″ in Medford. Much of the Basin saw measurable rain as well, with Klamath Falls picking up more than a half of an inch. … Continue reading »