Rain, Snow and Breezy Tuesday

METEOROLOGIST MARISA WOLOSZYN’S FORECAST DISCUSSION: Showers and sunbreaks Monday for most. Breezy conditions as well along the coast and into the Klamath Basin. Isolated rain showers will continue Monday night and into Tuesday morning. Showers will steadily increase around lunchtime Tuesday as another storm moves through. This storm could bring around 2″ of rain to … Continue reading »

Heavy Rains & Gusty Winds Tonight

METEOROLOGIST MARISA WOLOSZYN’S FORECAST DISCUSSION: Clouds increased Tuesday ahead of the approaching storm. This storm is packing a good punch with heavy rains and gusty winds. Rain will be heaviest along the coast with 2-5 inches expected through Wednesday night. Other areas will pick up around 1-3 inches of rain. This storm will also bring … Continue reading »

New Tech Used in Snowstorm Response

MEDFORD, Ore. – Representatives from nine different organizations are working together more closely than ever to keep people and infrastructure safe during the winter storm. It’s thanks to the department’s new information hub called the Tactical Operations Center. A few deputies manning the controls throughout the day were able to track law enforcement and fire … Continue reading »

Driest Start To Year On Record

MEDFORD, Ore. — The statistics and charts show it, through March 25th, this is the driest start to any year in Medford’s history. “Statistics were kept back in 1850. 1.63 in those first 84 days of the year is the driest we’ve ever been in those 84 days,” said National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Ottenweller. … Continue reading »

Showers Tonight, Partly Sunny Tomorrow

Some left over moisture from Friday night’s storm will continue to bring showers through Southern Oregon this evening. Snow levels are down to the valley floor so most showers that come through the Valley will be in form of snow, but little to no accumulation is expected. Rain showers will fall along the Coast. Most … Continue reading »

Warm Finish to the Work Week

Temperatures tomorrow will be the warmest we’ve seen them this season, specifically in the Rogue Valley. Lots of sunshine is expected across the region. By the weekend, temperatures cool down a bit but the dry weather sticks around. A mix of clouds and sun will be the weather story for most areas, with temperatures back … Continue reading »

Weather Service Testing Simplified Alert

MEDFORD, Ore. — Winter weather watches, warnings, advisories all carry a different meaning with them but the National Weather Service is testing a new system that would clear up any confusion with the terms. Medford is one of 26 locations nation wide and one of only six in the west to test the new system. … Continue reading »