From Heat to Thunderstorms

The story shifts today from extreme heat to thunderstorms.  Medford has the chance to break a ten-year record high temperature this afternoon, if we surpass 105 degrees today we’ll do it!  We’ll  see temperatures start to drop tomorrow and plummet as we head into next week.  Temperatures will be 10 degrees cooler by Sunday and 10-15 degrees … Continue reading »

Home Stretch Of Heat Wave

Today is a carbon copy of yesterday with extreme heat still heating the area.  Tomorrow Medford will be near a record breaking high temperature while other areas remain 10-15 degrees above normal.  The weekend is when we see change.  An upper-level low off the California coast will start to move east which will push the … Continue reading »

The Scorching Heat Continues

Expect to see afternoon high temperatures to be 10-15 degrees above normal through the end of the workweek with the possibility of some record breaking highs!  The good news is the work week is almost over!  Friday will be the hottest day of the week with Medford having a chance to break the record for … Continue reading »

Possible Record Breaking Heat

Continued heat this week with the potential to break some record high temperatures!  With northern California seeing some temperatures close to 110 degrees and the Valley seeing highs this week near 106 degrees means records may be broken.  Accompanied by the hot temperaturs will be  areas of smokey and hazy skies across all inland areas … Continue reading »

Extreme Heat For The Week

The ridge over the nation has shifted well north of our region which means hot temperatures are here and they will be with us all week.  Expect temperatures 10-15 degrees above normal for the rest of the work week, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel with the weekend temperatures approaching … Continue reading »

Hot And Dry Weekend Ahead

Today marks the end of the seasonable temperatures before we kick up the heat 5-10 degrees  compared to what we’ve seen as we head into the weekend.  The hot and dry conditions means that there is the potential for explosive fire growth for any new fires that spark or existing fires.  Keep fire safety in mind this weekend … Continue reading »

Another Hot Weekend On Tap

We’ve lucked out with a thermal trough hanging around just off the coast for the next couple days which will keep temperatures in Oregon closer to normal than where we’re headed this weekend.  Northern California will be flirting with the 100s today while the valleys will join them as we head into the weekend. With … Continue reading »

Seasonable Before The Heat Returns

A shortwave trough moved through the region yesterday bringing some clouds into the area.  It is also responsible for more seasonable afternoon temperatures today and tomorrow before the ridge over the nation shifts west.  As we head into Friday expect to see the return of well above normal temperatures, talking about close to triple digits … Continue reading »

Repeat Pattern Of Last Week

  We find ourselves headed into the same pattern we’ve seen time and time again this summer with an upper-low moving east across Canada shifting the ridge over the nation west.  As the ridge shifts west we will once again see well above normal temperatures as we approach the weekend, with Saturday once again being … Continue reading »

The Heat Is On

As we head into the hot weekend and the threat of thunderstorms increasing, keep in mind fire danger level remains at high. Today marks the start of the heat up as we head into the weekend.  Some areas in northern California will be in the 100s today while a few areas in the valleys could … Continue reading »

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