One More Storm Before the Clearing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The strong weather system that came in on Friday brought with it a series of hazards all across the region. Heavy rain falling in short periods increased the flooding potential in streams, rivers, lakes, and urban areas. Winds also played a factor in bringing down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages were … Continue reading »

Active Weather Brings a Change

WEATHER DISCUSSION After three grueling weeks of high pressure patterns, we now turn to a more active approach. Starting late last night and early this morning, the first line of showers with a low pressure system moved onshore. This brought rain and a wintry mix to the region. The initial line made it as far … Continue reading »

Rain Returns On Monday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today was an absolutely gorgeous day! After the passage of the cold front last night rain and snow cleared out of the area. Clouds stuck around during the morning hours but as the day progressed, the sun showed itself. Even though the precipitation has stopped there is still a FLOOD WATCH in effect … Continue reading »

Rain and Winds Increase

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cold front has made its way onshore pushing the heaviest rain and strongest winds into our area. The coast and Northern California are getting the brunt right now. The valleys and the Basin will follow shortly. The satellite imagery is showing a break in the cloud coverage behind the cold front, therefore … Continue reading »

Heavier Rain & Stronger Winds Saturday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain and wind will be the story moving forward from Friday night into Saturday. A disturbance sitting off the coast will be making it’s way in over the next few days. First will come a warm front that will pass through the area Friday night. This will keep temperatures mild and increase snow … Continue reading »

More Rain and Wind on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain and wind are in the forecast tonight as a warm front approaches the area. Tropical moisture will be ushered in with these next few systems bringing with it plenty of heavy rain. After the warm front passes tonight, a weak cold front will move in right behind it on Friday morning, this … Continue reading »

More Rain on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Our area will experience a very active weather pattern into next week due to a combination of an abundance of tropical moisture being pulled in by the Pineapple Express and several warm and cold fronts that will slide in every few days. Localized flooding is expected, including areas near small shallow streams as … Continue reading »

Rain, Snow, and Wind Continuing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The next wet and windy storm system is moving in this evening. Rainfall up to an inch has already been reported along the coasts and near a quarter of an inch in the valleys. The mountains and some areas near the Basin will see snow through tonight and tomorrow. Mount Ashland has reported … Continue reading »

The Precipitation has Arrived

WEATHER DISCUSSION The long awaited precipitation has arrived to Southern Oregon and Northern California. Rain has already started at the coasts and valley areas, while snow is falling in the Cascades. The heaviest amounts of precipitation for southern Oregon will come in on Friday. With the rain and snow, we will also see an increase … Continue reading »