A Beautiful Day & Weekend Ahead

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The high pressure ridge that has been sitting over the West for the last week or so is finally beginning to break down. An area of low pressure in the Eastern Pacific is meandering around the California coastline. Despite it’s close distance, our weather into the next several days will see little … Continue reading »

Warm Today, Cool Next Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The jetstream is still well to our north as a high pressure ridge continues to sit over the West. This system will break down in the coming days as a cut off low moves eastward to the coastline of California. Although this area of low pressure is rather large, it will have … Continue reading »

Quiet & Warm Weather Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to sit over the region. A weaker low pressure air mass is also hanging along the Coastline, bringing clouds and light drizzle to Curry County this morning. Once the sun rises, cloud cover and fog will begin burning off/breaking up for the Coast, but temperatures will struggle to warm. … Continue reading »

Near Record Highs This Afternoon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A large high pressure air mass continues to sit over the region. This is the dominant weather feature impacting our weather through the remainder of the week. Expect chilly mornings, and warm afternoons. Highs are nearing record breaking temperatures across the Valley today. The Medford airport hit 79 Sunday afternoon and Monday’s … Continue reading »

Sunny Skies Will Help Warm Temperatures

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High clouds are moving over the forecast area this morning, associated with a weak cold front moving through the Pacific Northwest today. It’s not too impressive, and lacks substantial moisture to produce good cloud cover or precipitation. The high clouds will pass to our south and west by midday and clear skies … Continue reading »

Slowly Warming Up Tuesday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Crystal clear skies are continuing to bring cool morning temperatures to our region. High pressure will be the dominant weather feature over the Northwest in the coming days. An east, northeasterly wind will enhance the Chetco Effect again today in Brookings. Yesterday, the airport hit 77 and again today the mid 70’s … Continue reading »

Chilly Start but Warming Temperatures

WEATHER DISCUSSION A large high pressure air mass is currently building into the West. This is going to keep our region under clear skies for quite some time with quiet weather expected through next weekend. In the upper levels of our atmosphere a blocking pattern is setting up, something known as an Omega Block. This … Continue reading »

Gradual Warming Friday, Nice Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Morning lows have dropped significantly, especially on the East Side where temperatures are starting in the mid 20’s today. Some clouds are filtering in from the North, banking up along the Cascades. Come the mid-morning hours, most of the forecast area will be under mostly sunny skies with the exception of the … Continue reading »

Cool Start, Afternoon Sunshine Thursday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Cloud cover is still lingering across the East Side this morning from a passing cold front last night. Rain and snow showers developed across the forecast area, mainly across Lake County and the Southern Oregon Cascades, all of which appear to be dissipating at this point. Gradual clearing is expected through the … Continue reading »

Still Cool Today but more Sunshine

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The upper level disturbance that moved through our region in the overnight hours is now exiting to our south and east. Lingering cloud cover will gradually clear through the morning and mostly sunny skies will help to warm temperatures more so than Tuesday. The clear skies will allow for a cold night … Continue reading »

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