Waking Up to Snow Across the East Side

WEATHER DISCUSSION Snow was falling overnight for much of Klamath County and the Cascades. Klamath Falls is waking up to the first snow of the season with up to an inch of snow reported. Webcams are showing snowy and icy roads across the high country and portions of the East Side. Elsewhere, roads are wet … Continue reading »

Rain & Winter Weather On The Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Just offshore sits the next storm system.  We have been seeing increasing cloud cover Wednesday afternoon and evening, and later tonight, we will see rain showers moving inland.  Previously, a winter storm watch was in effect for northern Klamath and Lake Counties.  That has since been upgraded to a winter storm warning.  Also, … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Likely Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather will remain quiet most of today. Temperatures are again getting off to a very cold start in some locations. Freeze warnings are in effect through 9am for West Side Valleys, Douglas County and Siskiyou County. There are low lying clouds in most locations this morning and they will gradually lift throughout the … Continue reading »

Warmer Conditions into Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Last night’s front brought rain and freezing rain to the forecast area, but the system was short lived and showers came to an end just a few hours after they developed. Cloud cover still sits over the region, in addition to a new and much warmer air mass. Temperatures are running between … Continue reading »

Pockets of Freezing Rain This Evening

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Visbilities are between 0 & 5 miles across the forecast area, a result of dense fog and also poor air quality. A dense fog advisory is in place for areas west of the Cascades through 10 o’clock this morning. Also in place is an air stagnation advisory. An approaching front today though, … Continue reading »

Wintry Mix Thurs. w/ Iso. Freezing Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION Overnight tonight temperatures will drop well below freezing for all inland areas with increasing clouds and areas of morning freezing fog in west side valleys. Fog may be dense and reduce visibility at times creating even more dangerous driving conditions than the already slick roads. Icy roads will be present the next few … Continue reading »

Poor Air Quality & Still Cold

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A high pressure ridge continues to bring quiet weather, just cold conditions to the forecast area. Another single digit and subzero morning has come to an end and well below normal high temperatures are in the forecast today. Highs will struggle to warm into the 30’s across West Side Valleys, while they … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Rain vs. Snow

  How is it cold and rainy? Shouldn’t it be snowing? Ashley Falleur Rogue River   The four main types of winter precipitation are rain, snow and the “in betweens” or sleet and freezing rain. The type of precipitation that falls solely depends on the temperatures of our atmosphere. Obviously when our entire atmosphere is … Continue reading »

Freezing Rain & Strong Winds Today

A cold front will be making it’s way across the area today and ahead of this system we’ll see strong winds on the east side, ridges and central Siskiyou county, high surf at the coast, and isolated events of freezing rain through the morning on the west side and potentially through the afternoon on the … Continue reading »