Sun & Storms

The cut-off low off the shore of central California shifted just a bit to the east yesterday bringing thunderstorms mainly along and east of the Cascades, and once again that region will be the favored spot for thunderstorm formation this afternoon and evening. We are going to see warmer temperatures the next several days with … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Threat Continues

**Update** The Red Flag Warning for east Siskiyou county has been cancelled due to the rain we saw overnight wetting the dry fuels. The cut-off low pressure off the coast of California will continue to usher in the chance for showers this morning but they will become more isolated through the morning and early afternoon. … Continue reading »

More Widespread Afternoon Thunderstorms

Today there is more moisture in the atmosphere due to onshore flow rather than the dry offshore flow we had this weekend, this will lead to more numerous thunderstorms this afternoon and evening and the potential for locally heavy rain in storms. Heavy rain may lead to street flooding so if you see flooding on … Continue reading »

Continued Heat, Potential for Lightning

Inland areas will see similar conditions today with highs still unseasonably warm thanks to the thermal trough moving further inland, this will have the opposite effect at the coast bringing cooler onshore flow and thus cooler temperatures and some stratus clouds and possible fog. Change happens as we head into Sunday as we bring in … Continue reading »

Heating Up!

The thermal trough centered over California is now ushering in warm weather from the southwest and highs the next several days will be 15 to 20 degrees above normal! The hot, dry and sunny weather will continue through at least Saturday before the weather pattern changes. If you’re spending time outdoors remember to wear sunscreen … Continue reading »

Chilly Morning, Warm Afternoon

High pressure is providing for mostly clear skies this morning allowing temperatures in some of our colder valleys to drop below the freezing mark. After such a chilly start this afternoon will be unseasonably warm! Abundant sunshine again today with breezy conditions this afternoon, especially at the coast and ridges. The breeze in Brookings will … Continue reading »

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