Summer-Like Weather this Week

A blocking pattern, or Rex Block, is sitting over the region. This is a specific position in the jet stream that “blocks” and redirects weather disturbances from making their way into the region. This Rex Block is also the reason an offshore wind is bringing the Chetco Effect to Brookings, with high pressure positioned just … Continue reading »

Warm & Dry Day Ahead

High pressure continues to sit over our region, bringing clear skies to the entire I-5 corridor. A thermal trough has developed to our south and its northern end has moved over Southern Oregon, leading to an offshore wind along the Coastline where temperatures have not dropped below 80 this morning. Sunday afternoon Brookings Airport reached … Continue reading »

Nice Finish to the Weekend

Saturday was a quiet date weather-wise across the viewing area. A weak frontal boundary brought some cloud cover to parts of the Klamath Basin and some light showers to Northern Lake County, but other than this, mostly sunny conditions prevailed. Sunday is shaping up to be very similar. Afternoon highs will be the same, if … Continue reading »

Hot & Dry Weather is Ongoing

The heat continues as this next work week begins. High temperatures are going to remain in the upper 90′s and triple digits for the Rogue Valley & Siskiyou County today. Sunny skies will also continue this afternoon, but by tomorrow we will begin to see the impacts from a disturbance to our south that will … Continue reading »

The Heat is On!

Today is the first day of the extreme heat that will be building into the Pacific Northwest. Beginning today and continuing through the weekend, afternoon highs will continue to climb. The triple digits are expected across the Rogue Valley this weekend as well as in Siskiyou County. On the East Side, temperatures are going to … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers, Thunderstorms Tonight

Spotty showers are moving through the viewing area. This is a disturbance that came in from the the South and East. By midday it should pass by, and sky conditions should begin clearing up. Afternoon highs are going to be about five degrees cooler this afternoon compared to Monday. A disturbance just off the Coastline … Continue reading »

Sunny & Warmer Weather for Sunday

Clear skies are going to continue into Sunday and temperatures will warm about 5-7 degrees above Saturday’s highs. High pressure will re-position itself from the Midwest back to the Desert Southwest and then continue to build through the week. A disturbance is going to move in and shift our winds come Monday & Tuesday. A … Continue reading »

Still Warm, but Temperatures Dropping

High temperatures peaked at 101 in Medford Tuesday afternoon. Grants Pass was in the upper 90′s, while Klamath Falls hit 90. Tuesday was the peak of the heat wave with most of the viewing area seeing temperatures between five and fifteen degrees above average. The high pressure air mass that has been expanding over the … Continue reading »

The Hottest Day of the Week to Come

Temperatures Monday afternoon were in the mid 90′s in the Valley and also Siskiyou County. Most of the viewing area had temperatures 5-10 degrees above average values for July. Tuesday the highs are going to warm even more so, as high pressure over the Southwest expands further north. Happy Camp will continue to see triple … Continue reading »

High Temperatures Continuing to Warm

High pressure positioned over the Four Corners will continue to lift north into the first half of the work week. This is going to warm temperatures through Tuesday, with many locations 10 degrees above July normals. Afternoon highs will be in the mid and upper 90′s in the valley’s and Siskiyou County, and the mid … Continue reading »

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