Cool Afternoon, Chilly By Saturday Night

WEATHER DISCUSSION While we were initially expecting scattered showers on Friday, most of the rainfall stayed to our north in Douglas County.  Some locations saw up to three inches of rain in 24 hours.  In the Cascades, Crater Lake received an additional three inches of snow, raising the snow depth on the rim to abut … Continue reading »

Showers Stick Around For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday night and morning, the Klamath Basin saw it’s first snowfall of the season! Crater Lake received about five inches of fresh snow.  Chemult saw right around three inches.  Even in Klamath Falls, viewers reported about an inch of snowfall.  By the afternoon, temperatures rose above freezing, and Klamath Falls even made it … Continue reading »

Rain & Winter Weather On The Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Just offshore sits the next storm system.  We have been seeing increasing cloud cover Wednesday afternoon and evening, and later tonight, we will see rain showers moving inland.  Previously, a winter storm watch was in effect for northern Klamath and Lake Counties.  That has since been upgraded to a winter storm warning.  Also, … Continue reading »

Cold Tonight, Then Rain Arrives Wed. Eve

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a few quiet days, we are on the cusp of a very active pattern.  We are watching the next storm system that will be moving through by Wednesday afternoon and evening, but in the meantime, we will see another mostly clear and cold night.  A  freeze warning goes into effect just after … Continue reading »

Right Back into an Active Pattern

WEATHER DISCUSSION Before the weekend arrived, models were suggesting that we would be getting a dominant ridge of high pressure and there was no end in sight. With high pressure, comes calm conditions with sunny skies. However, as is typical with forecast models. anything past a few days will likely change. So the monotonous days … Continue reading »

High Pressure Helps Weaken Next Front

WEATHER DISCUSSION A ridge of high pressure has built in over the west, and although the next storm system will weaken it, that ridge is exactly what keeps the front from making a big impact in southern Oregon and northern California.  By Sunday evening, showers will drift in with the cold front from the north, … Continue reading »

A Pretty Nice Weekend On the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the cloudy, foggy days we have seen this week, it looks like the weekend will be different – in a good way.  But as we get deeper into fall, there’s something that’s becoming more common in the forecast, and that’s fog.  We’ve seen it a few days this week in the valleys, … Continue reading »

Breezy Ahead of Thursday’s Cold Front

WEATHER DISCUSSION This week’s second cold front is just offshore Wednesday evening.  Ahead of the front on Thursday, winds will be gusty, especially along the coast and in the Klamath Basin.  This system will bring a few showers, but not much in terms of measurable rainfall. With the winds that are expected Thursday, a wind … Continue reading »

Dry & A Bit Warmer On Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front moved through Tuesday , which left temperatures cool and clouds in the area.  Those clouds will hang around tonight and for the first part of the day Wednesday, but we will see a little bit of clearing by tomorrow afternoon.  Temperatures will also be about ten degrees warmer than Tuesday. … Continue reading »

Tuesday’s Cold Front Brings Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front moved through this morning, bringing with it very light showers and low clouds.  By the afternoon, the sun broke through for a few hours.  Monday evening, clouds crept back in ahead of a cold front.  This front will bring rain to the coast and showers to inland areas Monday night … Continue reading »

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