Morning Fog & a Stray Shower Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday brought another round of dense fog to the valleys, and for some locations in Josephine County, that fog never lifted.  However, Medford did see a fog-free afternoon, but highs clouds and haze obscured any sunshine we may have seen.  We also saw a few spotty showers pop up on the radar, but they … Continue reading »

More Dense Fog Early, Mostly Cloudy

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Monday afternoon brought another round of mild temperatures. Mt. Shasta, Klamath Falls and Alturas all broke record highs, climbing into the 50’s and 60’s. Today temperatures will be slightly cooler, a result of the high clouds streaming in from the south. Calling it mostly cloudy today with a few embedded light showers … Continue reading »

Rain Chances Remain Few and Far Between

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the title states, rain chances (and snow chances, for that matter) will be scarce this week.  A few sprinkles are possible Tuesday into Wednesday in association with a weak cold front, but most locations will remain dry and those that do see the raindrops won’t receive anything measurable.  There will be another … Continue reading »

Dense AM Fog, Afternoon Clearing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The weekend brought record breaking temperatures to the area as highs climbed into the 60’s and 70’s. Brookings, North Bend, Mt. Shasta & Klamath Falls all broke record highs Sunday afternoon. Today, temperatures will be pretty similar to Sunday ..give or take a few degrees. The exception will be the coast where highs … Continue reading »

A Few Clouds & Mild Temps End the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday morning brought very patchy fog to the region, and by the afternoon, a little bit of sunshine warmed helped warm us up.  Brookings hit a high of 63, and similar temperatures are in the forecast not just for Friday, but throughout the weekend along the coast.  Even the high terrain and basin … Continue reading »

Small Changes to Our Inactive Pattern

WEATHER DISCUSSION A small change in the weather pattern occurs today over the region with a weak warm front that will scoot in and drop some light precipitation. Keep in mind that with the ridge overhead, we have dry air over the area so a lot of the rain is falling as virga and evaporating … Continue reading »

More Fog & Clouds for the Valleys

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday will likely be a repeat of Tuesday. Low lying clouds and fog will continue for the valleys, preventing temperatures from warming much. Outside of the valleys, the day will bring more sunshine. Highs on Tuesday were stuck in the 30’s and 40’s for Jackson and Josephine Counties. The high at the Medford … Continue reading »

Valley Fog & Mostly Sunny Skies Continue

WEATHER DISCUSSION The fog Tuesday played a large role in determining temperatures for locations mainly in southern Oregon.  Without the fog present, temperatures reached or surpassed seasonal averages.  However, in Medford, the temperature topped out at 38 degrees, which is well below average for this time of year.  We will see that fog thicken once … Continue reading »

Another Uneventful Day With Fog

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to sit over the West today. This is bringing another round of fog to the valleys which will likely persist into the afternoon. Clearing in Medford should be similar to yesterday, around 1 & 2 o’clock. Near Grants Pass, the fog could last all day. Low lying clouds and … Continue reading »

Foggy Mornings & A Mainly Quiet Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Behind the series of fronts that moved through last weekend, our pattern is reverting back to it’s stagnant ways.  With high pressure strengthening by Tuesday, fog will be likely during the morning hours in our valleys.  With strong temperature inversions, it is possible the fog may not lift until the afternoon.  For the … Continue reading »

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