Air Quality Concerns

High pressure remains in control of the area which is starting to cause air quality to deteriorate, a trend that will continue through at least the end of the week. High pressure causes the atmosphere to decouple such that the winds are separated from the lower elevations which causes the pollutants to build up. An … Continue reading »

Slick and Ice Covered Roads Continue

Today we’ll continue to see widespread scattered snow showers through the morning and begin to dry out for inland areas this afternoon. Clouds will start to dissipate tonight which will allow temperatures to plummet tonight into the single digits and negative numbers for the east side and mid to low 20s on the west side, … Continue reading »

Scattered Snow Showers Continue Today

The cold front moved through the region yesterday dropping 8 inches of snow at Crater Lake and 6 inches at Mt. Ashland and now a very cold airmass has taken hold over the area. A wave of energy is shifting through the area today that will bring widespread scattered showers to the region, starting off … Continue reading »

Snow For the Valleys By Days End

A cold front just offshore will make it’s way through the region today, ahead of the system we’ll see strong winds especially at the coast, the ridges, and the east side as well as in the Shasta Valley and Summer Lake areas. Heaviest precipitation will fall during the daylight hours today ahead of the front, … Continue reading »

Unseasonably Warm to Snow By Thursday!

Today we remain in southerly flow from the tropics ushering in unseasonably warm temperatures to all areas before a cold front moves through tomorrow dropping temperatures back to below normal by Thursday. Ahead of the front we’ll see winds increase this afternoon and overnight with the strongest winds in the typically windy places: the coast, … Continue reading »

Rain Today, Snow Midweek!

A warm front today will bring higher snow levels this afternoon and widespread light rain through the day. In the Basin we could see morning freezing rain that could cause slick and dangerous roads at times, black ice has also been reported in Chiloquin this morning. By the afternoon freezing rain will turn to rain … Continue reading »

Moving Back into a Wet Pattern

Today will be a dry one across the area with some patchy morning fog but most areas should see plenty of sunshine this afternoon as high pressure remains over the area through early tomorrow. Areas of fog to start the day tomorrow then a cold front will approach late in the day and this is … Continue reading »

The Weather is Up in the Air!

A weak front is just off shore this morning and is being impacted by the high pressure ridge holding steady inland and is weakening as it gets closer to the coast. How far inland the front makes it today will determine if the Jackson and east Josephine county see any precipitation today. In this sense, … Continue reading »

More Snow for the Valleys?

High pressure remains over the area today so we’ll see a repeat of New Year’s Day weather with patchy morning freezing fog which can lead to icy roads and frosty windshields, so you may want to leave extra time for travel over the next several days. A cold front will approach early tomorrow morning bringing … Continue reading »

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