Warmest Temperatures This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the axis of high pressure moves over the region, the warmest of the afternoon highs comes with it. Expect to be 10-15 degrees above average temperatures through the weekend. After Sunday, the ridge will slowly start breaking down, and that will allow for a gradual cool down over the course of the … Continue reading »

More Sunny Autumn Days Ahead

WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather pattern over the past couple of days has been stuck in a rut…or stuck in a ridge, to be more exact.  High pressure is holding strong for the time being, but even after the ridge over our region begins to weaken, there won’t be a huge change in the type of … Continue reading »

Warmer Still for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Still sitting in the region of high pressure. The axis will move overhead on Saturday, meaning that the warmest of the temperatures will land on this day. Expect the 60′s at the coast, 80′s in the Basin, anywhere from the 60′s to the 80′s for the high country, and upper 80′s for the … Continue reading »

Warming On Up Through the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Yes, it will be warming on up through the weekend… (put that to the tune of The Jeffersons theme song).  By the afternoon, it certainly feels nice enough to sing a song, and the summer-like temperatures hang on for the next several days.  After the ridge starts to weaken by the start of next … Continue reading »

RidgeWatch – Day 2

WEATHER DISCUSSION Now entering our second day of the high pressure, the ridge is continuing to build. Each day from here, we’ll be warming into the weekend. It seems like Friday/Saturday will be the timing of the axis of the ridge. This is when we typically see the warmest of the afternoon highs. Expect high … Continue reading »

Summer-Like Temperatures Return

WEATHER DISCUSSION One more morning of cold temperatures awaits, then highs will be climbing as we head into the weekend.  Wednesday morning, we saw lows as cold as the middle to upper 20′s east of the Cascades, and while it won’t be that cold Thursday morning, temperatures will be low enough for another frost or … Continue reading »

Cold Mornings and Warm Afternoons

WEATHER DISCUSSION With the changing of the seasons, we are seeing a change in the weather patterns that is having a big effect on our diurnal temperature change. The diurnal temperature change is the fluctuation between the low and the high temperature for each day. There are many factors that influence the change. The low pressure … Continue reading »

Dry for Trick-or-Treating

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak warm front brought a few light showers to the northern areas today with just a few more clouds this morning for inland areas. Shower activity has ended and for all the trick-or-treaters out tonight it will be dry, albeit a bit chilly. Tomorrow will be the warmest day of the week … Continue reading »

Chance for Early Halloween Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak warm front will nudge into our northern reaches overnight tonight into tomorrow bringing a chance for a few isolated light showers mainly to the coast and Cascades with only a slight chance for western areas. All areas will dry out by the early afternoon so trick-or-treating or any other Halloween activities … Continue reading »

Another Cold Night on Tap

WEATHER DISCUSSION Clear skies and drying conditions will lead to another cold night across the region with a Frost Advisory in effect for the coast and a Freeze Warning for west side valleys for lows dipping to the upper-20s and low-30s by Wednesday morning. Tomorrow a warm front will pass through bringing a chance for … Continue reading »

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