High Pressure in Full Control

WEATHER DISCUSSION Happy Valentine’s Day Another ridge of high pressure is parked over the region allowing for the familiar pattern of chilly mornings, and warm afternoons. The only change lately is the shift of winds offshore allowing for Brookings to hit an impressive 74 degrees today. The Chetco Effect with offshore flow is set up … Continue reading »

Pleasant & Dry Heading into the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday marked the 3rd day of those high clouds moving through, still blocking a good bit of sun from shining.  Those clouds are continuing to stream in from the storm systems out in the eastern Pacific, and we still won’t be getting rid of  them for Friday.  In fact, Friday’s forecast will be … Continue reading »

Our Weather Remains Quiet & Mild

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday afternoon brought another round of above average temperatures, and aside from just minor fluctuations, they will stay very similar for the next several days.  Highs in the 60’s will not be uncommon for the valleys, northern California, the coast, and even the basin.  High pressure has a strong hold on the Northwest, keeping … Continue reading »

A Stagnant Pattern Develops This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday began with a little patchy fog in the valleys, but for the rest of the day we saw high clouds moving through.  The thin clouds helped hold temperatures down a little bit, but afternoon highs were still near or above average.  We will see warmer temperatures on Wednesday, but not before seeing … Continue reading »

Back to Stagnant & Repetitive Weather

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another round of high pressure will begin building over the West today. This will mean several things for our region — more dry weather, stagnant air & mild afternoons. Our mornings will start off chilly, but the sunshine will easily bring highs into the 50’s the next few days. By Thursday and … Continue reading »

Weekend Storm Packing a Punch

WEATHER DISCUSSION Two big storms in three days. This was what we expected this weekend and it is exactly what we got. Friday’s storm was the most potent, but the one that started today is already packing a punch. Heavy rain and wind started in Northern California and the Southern Oregon coast in the late … Continue reading »

Fog & Sunshine, then Changes Come Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION We have seen a stagnant weather pattern for quite some time.  Due to high pressure, we have seen mild temperatures, morning fog, and very little in the way of rainfall for at least a week or so.  That will finally be changing by Sunday and into Monday, marking the beginning of a fairly active pattern. … Continue reading »

A Record Setting Day for Our Region

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, the right concoction of atmospheric ingredients came into play today to allow for temperatures to break records in some cities. Six weather stations across the region recorded high temperatures that exceeded records set on this day. Those records are as follows: Klamath Falls: 57, breaking the old record of 53 (2014) Roseburg: … Continue reading »

Close to Record Temperatures Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION “Jackets in the morning and short sleeves by the afternoon.” That is my motto when talking about the diurnal temperature change in the spring and the fall. Diurnal temperature change is the difference between the low and the high in a given day. In the spring and fall, we usually start seeing the … Continue reading »

All Set For a Mild Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Some afternoon sunshine helped warm temperatures to about five to ten degrees above average across the region.  This warming trend lasts through the weekend and start of next week, with highs flirting with record values by Sunday and Monday.  High pressure is still in control, and that will not be changing any time … Continue reading »

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