Showers Move in Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the long-awaited arrival of the rain, it is almost here. Showers are beginning to fall as far south as Newport along the coast (7:00 p.m.) and will slowly trickle down as the night progresses. Models have a Brookings landfall around 11:30 p.m. but timing could be +/- an hour. As Tuesday continues we … Continue reading »

One More Warm Up, Before the Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION The high pressure ridge is slowly making its way out of the region and before it leaves for good, we get one more round of roller coaster temperatures. Starting off with the overnight lows, we will drop to the 30′s east of the Cascades and in Northern California, the 40′s in the high … Continue reading »

One More Ridge Before the Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION The rain pattern is moving closer to the region, but before it arrives, we will have to deal with one more ridge of high pressure. This one is quite a bit smaller than the one we had over the last two weeks. This smaller ridge will allow for skies to become mostly clear … Continue reading »

Staying Dry and Mild Over the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Every day bring more signs that the weather pattern is changing. Cooler air, clouds increasing, winds picking up at times, etc. We still have to wait a little while before the wet pattern gets here. We start the weekend off with a weak cold front that will pass through on Saturday. This front … Continue reading »

A Fairly Nice Weekend On the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Usually on Thursday and Friday, the weather discussions focus on the weekend forecast.  However, things are a little different because all eyes are on the next cold front set to move through next Tuesday.  With each model run, rain chances remain decent and the cool down is significant. But for old time’s sake, … Continue reading »

Days Get Gradually Cooler

WEATHER DISCUSSION While all eyes are focused on the promising storm system moving through at the beginning of next week,  keep in mind that temperatures WILL be cooling down before the next cold front.  Highs were already about five degrees cooler Wednesday than they were Tuesday, and that slow cooling trend will continue. Models seem … Continue reading »

Fall Temperatures Within Sight

WEATHER DISCUSSION Although the marine layer has returned to coastal locations and substantially dropped temperatures, there was no relief from the unseasonable heat for inland locations.  Highs in the Rogue Valley were once again 10 – 15 degrees above average, and although it seems like the cool down will never come, I promise it is … Continue reading »

Finally, An Upcoming Change

WEATHER DISCUSSION After what seems like an eternity of sunny skies, dry air, and above average temperatures; a change is coming. The dominant ridge of high pressure is slowly breaking down and an end is finally in sight. Now that the high pressure is moving off to the east, cooler air will have a chance … Continue reading »

Fall Makes a Very Slow Comeback

WEATHER DISCUSSION While temperatures were still about 15 degrees above average Monday, a change is on the way.  It will be a very gradual cool down, but temperatures will finally be dropping by Thursday.  As time moves on, we will even be looking at rain chances returning to the area! Showers enter the forecast for … Continue reading »

Gradual Cooling Through the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Now that the axis of the high pressure ridge has come and gone, the temperatures in the afternoons will start to cool off. However, it will not be a quick cool down. Temperatures will take their time only dropping an average of 2-5 degrees per afternoon. Only a few clouds will move overhead over … Continue reading »

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