Don’t Put Away the Parkas Yet

WEATHER DISCUSSION Well, we knew it was coming, but that didn’t make it any more comfortable this morning when we awoke to temperatures nearly fifteen degrees below average.  It was cold in the Valley and along the coast, but the Basin saw the truly frigid temperatures.  Lows in Lakeview dropped to nine degrees this morning.  … Continue reading »

Bitter Cold Again Tonight!

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure remains in control of our weather for one last day before breaking down. This in addition to an Arctic air mass chilling much of the country, is bringing our morning temperatures into the teens and 20’s inland. A freeze warning and frost advisory is in effect for Douglas, Coos and … Continue reading »

Another Frost/Freeze Likely Tonight

  WEATHER DISCUSSION We’re waking up to the coolest temperatures we’ve had so far this fall across West Side Valleys. Widespread frost is likely as temperatures will be in upper 20’s and low 30’s. Locations in Siskiyou County are starting off in the mid and upper 20’s and will also have widespread frost. Another cold night … Continue reading »

First Freeze Likely for Valleys Tuesday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather will stay quiet today under the influence of high pressure. Northeasterly winds are keeping the Southern Oregon Coast clear this morning. Temperatures will be mild in Curry County by this afternoon due to the sun and weak offshore flow. Inland, dense fog has developed across Jackson County. Visiblities will stay … Continue reading »

Chilly With Leftover Showers Saturday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Behind the cold front that moved through Friday morning we saw just a few showers.  By the afternoon, there was even a bit of blue sky visible in the Rogue Valley and along the coast.  Spotty showers will be back for Saturday, but we will be seeing a break from the rain chances … Continue reading »

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 »

Cool & Clear Tonight, Sunny Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Winds have shifted behind the passage of the cold front Monday.  That has pushed the majority of the smoke back into southern and western Siskiyou County, which means air quality in locations like Etna and Fort Jones is still diminished.  Elsewhere, however, conditions have improved substantially, mainly across southern Oregon.  This break from the smoke … Continue reading »

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