Cooler Air Moving In

WEATHER DISCUSSION A change in the weather pattern is in swing. We will see a slight break from the scorching heat for a few days. This will also come with afternoon thunderstorms. Today, afternoon highs were only a few degrees below what they were yesterday. We still sit well above average, but every afternoon we … Continue reading »

Record Breaking Heat (Officially)

WEATHER DISCUSSION HOT is the word of the week so far and we’re just getting started. Hot air from the south has been moving into our area little-by-little each afternoon. High pressure near Nevada is slowly retrograding back into our region and because of this, hot air is being moved from the Desert Southwest up … Continue reading »

Spring-Like System Bringing Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION A very unique spring-like system will drop rain in all locations in our region today. Normally, this time of the year we see light and isolated pop-up showers at best. Today, a low pressure system will bring in plenty of moisture that will fall as rain and drop measurable amounts in all locations. … Continue reading »

Active Weather Pattern This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a beautiful weekend and a perfect start to summer, active weather will once again return to the region. A broad area of low pressure sitting off the Alaskan Coast is streaming a plume of moisture west towards the States. Clouds will begin moving in tomorrow ahead of a cold front that is … Continue reading »

Last Bit of T-Storms Before Dry Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION The trough of low pressure that has been sitting over us for quite some time will begin to move east of us by tomorrow. This, along with shifting winds will stop the disturbances that have been bringing the stormy weather to the region. Winds will begin shifting to a north/northeasterly flow, which limits … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Threat at Maximum

WEATHER FORECAST Official Start of Fire Season for: Lake, Klamath, Josephine and Jackson Counties Today had the worst threat for thunderstorms this week as instability and heat is building up cells of showers in the region. Activity is confined to the Cascades, Basin and Northern California for tonight. As of 7:00pm Monday, over 200 lightning … Continue reading »

Showers for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION The active weather pattern that we’ve experienced will be coming to an end this week. However, before it does, we will see more rain and snow. An upper level low is dropping a cold front into our area and it will move onshore into the evening hours tonight. Ahead of this front, a … Continue reading »

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 »

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