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. ┬áThe 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 »

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