Clouds Go Away, to Bring Us a Sunny Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Last weekend’s showers were a relief from the long period of dry, sunny weather. However, the relief was brief. We get back to high pressure and sunny skies starting today. Showers have littered the forecast region due to a weak low pressure center situated over eastern Oregon. The system worked in … Continue reading »

A Few Sprinkles, Then Staying Sunny

WEATHER DISCUSSION Sunday brought abundant sunshine to the region, and while we will see plenty of sunshine next week, overnight tonight into Monday morning will be a bit different.  An area of low pressure is going to skirt the coast early Monday morning, bumping up cloud cover and bringing a few showers to mainly coastal locations.  … Continue reading »

Dry and Warm to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, the high pressure ridge has pushed its way in and with it comes the dry and warmer weather. This morning was the last of the shower activity. Spotty showers continued in the area until around 2 p.m. Clouds are disappearing from the area and will be replaced by sunshine as we … Continue reading »

Early Morning Showers on Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION The last round of precipitation to hit our area will arrive very early Sunday morning. A weak system is pushing a cold front in that will fizzle out as soon as it hits the coast. A pronounced rain shadow will occur and the heaviest amounts of rain will fall in the Cascades and … Continue reading »

Isolated Showers for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A low pressure system moving onshore near Eureka, CA Friday morning is setting up a southerly flow and will allow for isolated showers to continue through the area for the weekend. Rain will be the biggest factor with this system. However, only small amounts of precipitation are expected as showers will remain light … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers this Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION A low pressure offshore will usher rain and snow tonight with the heaviest snow falling in Siskiyou county that will likely impact travel into the morning hours. The low dives south into southern California the next few days with a few light isolated showers possible on Tuesday with the wrap around moisture moving … Continue reading »

Rain, Wind, and Snow to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Short Term: This week will start off with another pesky storm system that will move through and bring rain, wind, and snow to our forecast area. The good news is that this active weather pattern is bringing much needed rain and snow to the dry areas; but with this change in weather conditions … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers Over the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION The much needed active weather pattern is long underway and we will continue to see rain and snow with it. This weekend will be a relative break, however, with only isolated showers activity. Spotty clusters of showers are all that’s left of the cold front that pushed through our area on Friday. These … Continue reading »

Isolated Thunderstorms Saturday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front will bring rain, snow and wind to the area through tonight that will be heavy at times. Snow levels will drop to 4,000 feet late tonight and travel will be impacted above this especially along highways 66, 140, 62 and 138 above 4,000 feet. A Winter Weather Advisory is … Continue reading »

Tropical Moisture Arrives Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION The last week we’ve seen several cold front bring rain, wind and snow to the region but these systems have come from a cooler and drier air mass than the one that’s arriving overnight into Friday. This next storm system is taping into sub-tropical moisture which will provide higher rain totals, gusty winds … Continue reading »

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