AM Fog & PM Sun for West Side Valleys

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Very little changes since yesterday have come to the forecast. High temperatures have been raised across the Rogue Valley through the end of the week because more mixing and earlier clearing is anticipated. The fog and clouds should clear out and erode a little quicker than recent days — allowing for more … Continue reading »

Fog Across Valley, Sunny Elsewhere

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to sit over the West. This is bringing very little changes to the forecast from day to day. The dense fog is ongoing across the West Side & Northern Siskiyou County but elsewhere it has eased up since last week. A freezing fog advisory is in place through 10am … Continue reading »

Stagnant Air Persists

WEATHER DISCUSSION Not much change in the weather is expected this week with stagnant air continuing which will impact air quality for low lying valleys in southern Oregon, you can find current air quality levels on the weather homepage under ‘weather links.’ Fog will gradually lift and break during the afternoon hours each day which … Continue reading »

Mild Above Fog, Dry Weather Continues

  WEATHER DISCUSSION For the foreseeable future the high pressure air mass bringing the dry conditions to the West will not be changing. This will bring little changes in the daily weather through the middle of the week. Clearing is still expected for the second half of the day across those areas that start off … Continue reading »

More Valley Sunshine this Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to dominate the Pacific keeping the storm track well to our north and blocking any new systems from reaching our region. The biggest change this weekend will be at the coast as off-shore dry flow switches to on-shore moist flow bringing more clouds, patchy morning fog and cooler temperatures. Inland … Continue reading »

Quiet Weather into the Weekend

      WEATHER DISCUSSION Another round of fog has settled into inland areas. In the Klamath Basin the fog is not as dense as the past few  days so fog will be quicker to burn off this afternoon. Klamath Falls was able to break out of the clouds & fog yesterday and that should … Continue reading »

No Help with Drought Conditions

WEATHER DISCUSSION Last November I made an extended winter forecast taking an in-depth look at the teleconnections that influence the Pacific Northwest including the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) and found that we were on track to seeing a cooler and drier than average winter. (You can find an … Continue reading »

Warm at Coast, Fog & Clouds Inland

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A dense fog advisory is in place for all counties other than Lake this morning. This includes the Southern Oregon Cascades as well & will expire at 10am. Even Ashland has visbilities down to 0. The fog and clouds will be tough to break today and if you didn’t see sun yesterday, … Continue reading »

AM Clouds/Fog, PM Sun

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure is still in firm control of our weather and this is not going to change in the foreseeable future. That means dry conditions will be ongoing and the drought, more and more of a problem. If things don’t turn around soon this winter, this next fire season may lead to … Continue reading »

Quiet & Dry Conditions Continue

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to be the dominant weather feature over our area. This is also keeping the cloud deck over the West Side, preventing temperatures from warming & also preventing fog from forming in the valleys. On the East Side though, temperatures are running much cooler than yesterday and fog has formed … Continue reading »

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