A Messy, Windy Friday On the Coast

WEATHER DISCUSSION For about a week or so, we have been monitoring the storm system that will make its way onshore tomorrow on Friday.  Moving from west to east, the coast will be the first to see the effects of the system.  There are already storm warnings and flood advisories in effect for coastal areas. … Continue reading »

Showers Move in Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the long-awaited arrival of the rain, it is almost here. Showers are beginning to fall as far south as Newport along the coast (7:00 p.m.) and will slowly trickle down as the night progresses. Models have a Brookings landfall around 11:30 p.m. but timing could be +/- an hour. As Tuesday continues we … Continue reading »

High Wind Warnings as Rain Nears

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will feature one final day of sunshine and warmer temperatures. Increasing high clouds are likely into this evening and breezy winds this afternoon. Gusts near 45mph are likely in the Shasta Valley and east of the Cascades. There are a number of warnings in effect the next 48 hours for the … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain & Significant Snow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The strongest storm we have seen so far this year will be moving inland late tonight. Today will be the calm before the storm, with  increasing clouds and increasing winds. Gusts at the Coast into this afternoon could reach 40mph. Early Saturday morning the moderate to heavy rain begins, first at the … Continue reading »

Rain Showers Move in Later Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION An area of low pressure and trailing front will move eastward today. This will bring rain showers to the Coast around lunchtime, and rain into this evening. Inland, the showers will not begin until late afternoon. With the rain will come the winds — a high wind warning is currently in place … Continue reading »