One Last Day of Showers & Storms

The upper level disturbance that has continued to bring showers and thunderstorms to the region is finally moving inland this evening. By tomorrow, it will start to lift north. This is going to shift the thunderstorm threat eastward, with the greatest chances along the Cascades & in the Klamath Basin. Siskiyou County may also see … Continue reading »

Hail Damages Pear Orchard

PHOENIX, Ore. — Hundreds of pears at Sierra Vista Orchard are damaged following Friday night’s thunderstorm. The damage is not hard to miss.  The hail puts little divots in the pear skin when it hits, often breaking the skin and damaging the pear. The hail damage could cost the orchard a pretty penny come harvesting … Continue reading »

Weaker T-Storms This Evening

The weather pattern that has been in place over the past week has now broken down. Showers and thunderstorms still remain in the forecast though and are expected into this evening. A good amount of moisture is present in our atmosphere, and in addition to that temperatures are 5-10 degrees warmer this afternoon. For these … Continue reading »

Sunny With A Chance For Thunderstorms

The cut-off low finally opened up and is pushing to the east, but the wrap around the low will still usher in monsoon moisture and with increasing temperatures instability is still high in the afternoons. Moisture, instability and lift are the three ingredients to form thunderstorms, we’ll have plenty of instability through Saturday but moisture … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow Persist Today

The jetstream is still south of our area bringing in an arctic blast that will continue to bring rain and snow to our area today. Snow levels down to 3,000 feet today, but we’ve already seen snow reach down to lower elevations this morning. Snow possible all day in the Basin as temperatures this afternoon … Continue reading »

A Mixed Bag of Weather

A trough has set up off shore dipping down to central California bringing arctic air to the region, cold enough to bring snow! Snow accumulation on roadways has already been seen this morning and will be impacting roads during this event that will last for the next several days. Roadways being impacted by snow and … Continue reading »