Small Changes Heading Our Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Although the weather will still be nice over all, we will start to see a few changes taking shape with our weather patten this weekend.  Most locations will see only a few clouds moving through, but a storm system skirting by towards the northeast will bring a sprinkle or two to the Klamath … Continue reading »

Temperatures Drop to Near Average

WEATHER DISCUSSION For the large part of a week, temperatures across the region have been well above average during the afternoon hours.  As a storm system swings by to our northeast, expect a slight cool down, bringing temperatures closer to our seasonal averages. That storm system will allow cooler air to filter in, but won’t … Continue reading »

Morning Clouds & Fog, PM Sun

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Morning clouds and fog have developed in Jackson & Josephine Counties today. This will gradually burn off throughout the morning hours, leading to another mostly sunny and mild afternoon. Low lying clouds and fog can also be found along the coast, although not everywhere. Portions of Curry County will start off with … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Visibility

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Where can you see 10 miles? How do you measure visibility?” Ed Janowetch In the Rogue Valley,  fog can be pretty common during the morning hours.  When there is fog present, you may notice that meteorologists refer to the visibility in their weathercasts in terms of quarter-mile increments.  “Good” visibility is considered … Continue reading »

Quiet & Mild Again on Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday began with low clouds and areas of fog along the coast, extending inland into parts of Douglas and Josephine Counties.  This marine push helped hold down temperatures until the fog lifted by the afternoon, so for some, temperatures were slightly cooler than yesterday.  Where sunshine was abundant, like the Klamath Basin, highs … Continue reading »

Chilly Mornings, Warm Afternoons

WEATHER DISCUSSION Not much change in the forecast over the last few days. The ridge of high pressure is keeping us in a lull of a weather pattern for a while. A few key small scale patterns will continue through next week. First, the Chetco Effect is still happening at Brookings. Offshore winds will continue … Continue reading »

Pleasant This Holiday Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure keeps our quiet weather pattern in place not just for the weekend, but for most of next week, too.  Temperatures will continue to be mild, even reaching the lower 70’s along the coast.  Our models are also indicating that those pesky highs clouds, which have blocked out the majority of blue … Continue reading »

Pleasant & Dry Heading into the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday marked the 3rd day of those high clouds moving through, still blocking a good bit of sun from shining.  Those clouds are continuing to stream in from the storm systems out in the eastern Pacific, and we still won’t be getting rid of  them for Friday.  In fact, Friday’s forecast will be … Continue reading »

A Stagnant Pattern Develops This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday began with a little patchy fog in the valleys, but for the rest of the day we saw high clouds moving through.  The thin clouds helped hold temperatures down a little bit, but afternoon highs were still near or above average.  We will see warmer temperatures on Wednesday, but not before seeing … Continue reading »

Quiet into Weekend, Some Rain on the Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Fog stayed patchy this morning across the West Side, most likely due to the higher clouds blanketing much of the area. Today we’ll keep those clouds around but temperatures will still climb above average. Calling it partly cloudy this afternoon with highs in the 50’s for most areas. The 60’s are likely … Continue reading »

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