RidgeWatch – Day 2

WEATHER DISCUSSION Now entering our second day of the high pressure, the ridge is continuing to build. Each day from here, we’ll be warming into the weekend. It seems like Friday/Saturday will be the timing of the axis of the ridge. This is when we typically see the warmest of the afternoon highs. Expect high … Continue reading »

Summer-Like Temperatures Return

WEATHER DISCUSSION One more morning of cold temperatures awaits, then highs will be climbing as we head into the weekend.  Wednesday morning, we saw lows as cold as the middle to upper 20′s east of the Cascades, and while it won’t be that cold Thursday morning, temperatures will be low enough for another frost or … Continue reading »

Temps Fall To Freezing In the Basin

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cooler air behind last night’s cold front is no surprise, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be a shock to the system for those that live in the Klamath Basin and parts of northern California.  Lows Wednesday morning will be in the lower 30′s, down to the middle 20′s east of the … Continue reading »

Inactive Weather Pattern On the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front passed overhead last night and allowed for a little cooler air to make its way into our region. With the front, came light showers, and some areas received measurable rain. Notable rainfall totals are 0.30″ at Fish Lake and a quarter of an inch in Ashland. This was the … Continue reading »

Warmer Than Average, but No Records

WEATHER DISCUSSION While temperatures were above average today, they didn’t start that way this morning.  In fact, the official lows for many locations were below average, with Lakeview dropping to the upper 20′s and Klamath Falls falling below freezing as well.  Parts of the Basin are once again expecting another frost or freeze event tonight. … Continue reading »

Clearing Tonight, Sunshine Tomorrow

WEATHER DISCUSSION While Tuesday remained dry, the clouds left over from Monday stuck around for another day.  Fortunately, that will be changing through the overnight hours tonight into Wednesday morning.  Once the sunshine returns tomorrow, temperatures will be on an incline. Highs Wednesday could be as much as 15 degrees warmer than today. The center … Continue reading »

Mid-Week Warm Up on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Light and isolated showers fell today throughout the area, but mainly north of the Oregon and California state line.  Crater Lake and higher elevations even saw a bit of wintry mix.  Precipitation chances will continue to diminish as the evening progresses, and the sunshine will return just in time to start warming us … Continue reading »

Late Season Frost in the Basin

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a brutal few weeks with temperatures nearing records, we have centered ourselves in a weather pattern that is promoting cooler, yet comfortable afternoon temperatures. A series of cold front moved through at the beginning of the weekend and brought with it a cool air mass that dropped our afternoon temperatures by 5-20 … Continue reading »

Freezing Temps Possible for Some Areas

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cooler air that moved into the region Thursday kept today’s daytime highs below normal.  In some cases, highs were more than ten degrees less than their seasonal average.  The cloud cover and spotty showers also present today will be exiting the area, allowing for a fairly nice weekend ahead. Because the skies are clearing … Continue reading »

Keeping it Cooler

WEATHER DISCUSSION  The area of low pressure that entered the area today brought clouds and a few spotty showers to the coast, while the Rogue Valley saw partly cloudy skies and gusty winds.  Temperatures were several degrees cooler today than yesterday, but the cooler temperatures are not done making an impact. Tomorrow a few isolated … Continue reading »

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