Weather Wise: Back to “Normal”

WEATHER DISCUSSION Quite a different show in the weather today as compared to yesterday. Yesterday, a lot of moisture in the atmosphere brought in a large stratus deck that covered most of the forecast area, and thus kept our temperatures a bit cooler. Now, we still had some thunderstorm development in the region, but we … Continue reading »

Record Temperatures in Jeopardy

WEATHER DISCUSSION Quite a week we’ve had, weather wise, this week with the hot temperatures to start. Then, we received a weak cold front that lowered temperatures a bit, and brought in afternoon thunderstorms and dry lightning. Some of that dry lightning caused wildfires in Northern California and east of the Cascades. We closed out … Continue reading »

Scorching Heat Expected This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Summer weather is back and a high pressure ridge is building in. This is evident in the clear skies and warm temperatures that we had on Sunday. Temperatures were anywhere from 5-15 degrees warmer today than just 24 hours ago. The warm spot was at Brookings where a weak Chetco set up is … Continue reading »

Summer Weather is Back

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the rainfall and cloud coverage over the last few days, a high pressure pattern is moving back in. This will clear out the clouds and move in warmer air from the south. Right now, our upper level winds are in a zonal (west-to-east) flow bringing in a little bit of moisture. In … Continue reading »

Sunny & Cooler to Start the Week

We are beginning to see a change in this hot & dry weather pattern that has been sitting over the region the last five days or so. Afternoon highs are going to be nearly 10 degrees cooler than Sunday. Brookings this morning has a 24 hour temperature difference of 24 degrees. Gradual cooling will continue … Continue reading »

Clear Skies Tonight & Hot Saturday!

High pressure is still sitting over the Pacific Northwest. The thermal low that has developed has moved inland, creating an offshore flow for the Coast. Brookings is expected to reach the upper 80’s and low 90’s Saturday. Hot & dry weather will persist inland as well through early next week. By Tuesday & Wednesday we’ll … Continue reading »

Record Breaking Heat Continues!

For the third time this year Mt. Shasta has broken a record heat day, warming to 94 degrees yesterday beats the previous record of 92 degrees from 2003.  Montague was just one degree shy of a record high yesterday warming to 97 degrees. Tomorrow will be the hottest day of the week and thus the … Continue reading »

Hot Through The Weekend

A disturbance today will flatten the high pressure ridge over the region and the main effect will be to cool our temperatures just a few degrees, but today will be another hot one for inland areas. The coast for one more day will be under the influence of the marine layer bringing cool, cloudy and … Continue reading »

Sunny & Hot Thursday

High pressure still sits over the area. Temperatures warmed into the mid 90’s in Medford Wednesday afternoon. The quite, but hot & dry weather is not forecasted to change in the coming days. Clear skies are going to continue into the coming days. As a thermal trough begins developing and lifting north, an offshore flow … Continue reading »

Hot Hot Hot!

A high pressure ridge is still our main weather pattern bringing abundant sunshine and hot temperatures to inland areas, but the winds have shifted at the coast and the cool, moist onshore flow is now bringing the marine layer to that area. The marine layer will continue tomorrow causing low visibility at times, especially in … Continue reading »

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