AM Fog, Becoming Mostly Sunny

WEATHER DISCUSSION Freezing fog has developed across our valleys this morning. Because of this, the airport is planning to fog seed so drivers should take it slow on Biddle and around the airport. Morning temperatures are in the 20’s and 30’s inland ….meanwhile, the coast is in the 40’s and 50’s. Once the low lying clouds … Continue reading »

Cool Mornings & Mild Afternoons Continue

WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures started out relatively chilly this morning, with inland locations seeing lows in the 20’s and 30’s.  By the afternoon, highs had reached the 50’s and 60’s – about 10 to 15 degrees above average for this time of year.  High pressure is still in control for the entire western United States and … Continue reading »

Temperatures Slowly Recovering

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, another quiet day was the story for today. High pressure moving in from the west as been keeping us dry. Warmer temperatures are slowly creeping in as winds turn from the south, and clearing occurs in the afternoons. We started Saturday off with very cold overnight lows due to the clear … Continue reading »

High Pressure in Full Control

WEATHER DISCUSSION Just like Oregon took full control in the 4th quarter of the 2015 Rose Bowl, high pressure is taking full control of the region. This has kept the skies clear for the last two days, and will keep conditions dry for a while. The ridge will sit overhead at least until the end … Continue reading »

Cool Saturday Before Things Get COLD

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday brought a good mix of clouds and sun to the area, and by the afternoon, skies were mostly clear.  With that clearing, temperatures will sink to the teens and 20’s in the basin and northern California tonight.  West side valleys and coastal locations will see lows in the 30’s and 40’s. Since … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Fog

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Is Fog Formed From Clouds?” Samantha G. It’s the time of the year where morning fog is becoming a staple in the forecast. Fog has many different types, but essentially forms because of a process known as condensation. This is the same process that clouds form by. So technically, fog is a … Continue reading »

Thick Fog and Light Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION Deep valley fog has been an issue for motorists making their morning commute this morning and will continue to do so for the remainder of the morning. Visibility remains  at less than a mile in the west side valleys and in the Umpqua Basin. Fog will lift by the afternoon as temperatures warm. … Continue reading »

Patchy Fog With A Few Clouds Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday began with a bit of patchy fog and a few clouds, but as the day moved on, we saw some clearing.  With the afternoon sunshine, temperatures warmed to well above average, in fact, nearly ten degree above average in Grants Pass and Medford.  For Klamath Falls, we saw highs nearly fifteen degrees … Continue reading »

High Pressure Takes Hold…For Now

WEATHER DISCUSSION We saw an active pattern towards the end of last week, bringing rain and some higher elevation snow.  Conditions started to improve by Sunday as high pressure began to build in, meaning a more stable, quiet pattern is on the way.  The next couple of days will be relatively inactive, but that will … Continue reading »

Showers Tease Us to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Saturday was a day full of showers after a cold front passed and brought with is much cooler air. That cooler air did well to drop our snow levels during the day which brought anywhere from an inch to a foot of snow in the mountains. About an inch in the Siskiyous, and 3-12″ … Continue reading »

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