Clouds Increasing on Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION A high pressure ridge is slowly slipping to the east of our region. This was the cause of the mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures for Saturday. The only area that had more cloud coverage was the coast seeing overcast Saturday morning then progressing to partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. The ridge … Continue reading »

Sunny Skies for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Clouds have been increasing throughout the day ahead of a weak cold front that will enter the area later this afternoon. A line of moisture is also accompanying this system and moved onshore Friday morning. There is an unstable air mass associated with this system which has been setting up the chance for … Continue reading »

Front Bringing Showers for Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Clouds are starting to thicken into the area ahead of a strong cold front moving towards the coast. These showers will not last very long but they will bring a small amount of much needed moisture to the area. Showers will start hitting the coast around the late afternoon hours and then the … Continue reading »

High/Low Pressure on Weather Maps

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST Sometimes I see low pressure depicted on a weather map where the lines of barometric pressure do not support that a low pressure area exists there. Does this mean that it is a high altitude low pressure area? Lotus Moon Wolfe Mount Shasta High School   This is very common. Although … Continue reading »

Partly Cloudy Today, Showers Tomorrow

A warm front that passed through the region this morning is bringing cloud cover and some spotty showers, mainly to the Coastline. This activity should begin to taper off through the morning and Monday will give us a brief break in the wet weather. By early Tuesday morning, a third front will move in from … Continue reading »

Becoming Sunny, but Cooler Today

A cooler and dry day is expected through Monday. A weaker disturbance will move in by tomorrow, and bring cloud cover and light rain showers to the region. This system will also bring in another cooler air mass. High temperatures in the valleys will only be warming into the low 70′s Tuesday. Weak ridging builds … Continue reading »

Gradual Clearing Today & Warmer

Yesterday’s upper level disturbance has certainly brought cooler temperatures to the region. Just after the showers and storms passed, temperatures dropped dramatically and this morning is already getting off to a cool fall start. Heavy rains fell across the viewing area and flash flooding even brought trouble to Central Point where almost one inch of … Continue reading »

Partly Sunny Again Today

Cloud cover is streaming in from the South and West, bringing some light showers to the Coastline this morning. This trend is expected through much of the day, with the band of clouds beginning to move inland through the course of the day. Temperatures are going to be a few degrees cooler compared to yesterday … Continue reading »

Sun & Clouds With Spotty Showers

A cut off low to our West will bring isolated thunderstorms and spotty showers to the region for the afternoon. Despite the scattered wet weather, the sun will still make an appearance but skies will remain partly cloudy for a good majority of the day. The thunderstorm threat is just for the Klamath Basin. Sunday … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers, Thunderstorms Tonight

Spotty showers are moving through the viewing area. This is a disturbance that came in from the the South and East. By midday it should pass by, and sky conditions should begin clearing up. Afternoon highs are going to be about five degrees cooler this afternoon compared to Monday. A disturbance just off the Coastline … Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts