More Smoke & Now Potential for T’Storms

Winds still from the northwest continue to feed smoke into the Rogue and Illinois valley as well as areas of Siskiyou county. Smoke in the valleys will be worse than higher elevations as it gets ‘stuck’ between the mountains. Visibility may be reduced at times and air quality will continue to deteriorate through the day … Continue reading »

Smoke Continues But Temperatures Drop

The work week starts out very similar to Sunday with more seasonable temperatures, smokey and hazy skies with poor air quality for several locations. Early this morning air quality was in the “Sensitive” category for Cave Junction and Klamath Falls, Lakeview and Provolt had air quality improve back into “Good,” joining Grants Pass and Medford. … Continue reading »

A Cooler Start to the Weekend

An upper trough has settled over the Pacific Northwest and will continue to usher in cooler northwesterly flow today and tomorrow bringing highs at or just below normal. Winds will pick up this afternoon making these seasonable temperatures feel even more pleasant. The trough will shift north as high pressure over the country’s heartland shifts … Continue reading »

Cooling Through Saturday

An upper level trough has pushed into the Pacific Northwest shifting the high pressure ridge over the Southwest further east. This will bring much cooler weather today and tomorrow with highs just at or below normal. That means mid to upper 80s for west side valleys and mid to low 80s for the east side. … Continue reading »

Cooler Weather On The Way!

An upper level trough will be settling over the Northwest bringing more seasonable temperatures for early Summer over the next few days. Today will be cooler as the high pressure over the southwest moves east, but it will still be unseasonably warm. Temperatures tomorrow will drop to normal with highs for west side valleys in … Continue reading »

Heat Wave Round Two

The high pressure responsible for the heat wave last week will be building into our region again the next couple of days returning highs 5 to 10 degrees above normal for inland areas. We won’t get quite as hot as last week, we won’t see the humidity, and the thunderstorm threat is minimal. Any thunderstorms … Continue reading »

Another Warm Week On Tap

The high pressure in the Southwest responsible for the heat wave we saw last week is centered over the Four Corners and will be strengthening again this week. As the high builds temperatures will remain hot through Wednesday with Tuesday as the hottest day of the week. The thunderstorm threat will be minimal this week … Continue reading »

Pleasant Weekend On Tap

An upper trough will continue to push into the Pacific Northwest today bringing even cooler and drier air to the region. This also will move the high pressure in the southwest further east meaning the chance for thunderstorms moves further east with it. Only a slight chance for isolated thunderstorms in Lake and Modoc county … Continue reading »

A Cooler & Clear Fourth!

The high pressure that has brought us these hot and humid conditions with afternoon thunderstorms is pushing east as a trough pushes into the Pacific Northwest. This will not only push the thunderstorm threat east, confining any storms to Lake and Modoc counties, but will also ushering drier air from the west. This means that … Continue reading »

Thunderstorms & Still Hot Today

Today will be the last triple digit day for west side valleys and near record breaking highs for the east side and areas of Siskiyou county before we start a cool down. Tomorrow will be cooler but still unseasonably warm with low-90s for west side valleys and upper-80s for east side locations. The thunderstorm threat … Continue reading »

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