Thunderstorms and Fire Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION Monday brought a few thunderstorms to the area, and the rain chances and lightning risk return for Tuesday.  Rainfall amounts so far have been low, but a bit of measurable rain is possible locally with Tuesday’s storms.  Temperatures also hover near average and dip back down to the middle 80′s by mid-week, but … Continue reading »

Dropping Temperatures By Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION While portions of northern California remain under a heat advisory until Thursday evening, a cool down is on the horizon.  Initially, temperatures looked to be dropping by only a few degrees, but more recent model runs are indicating afternoon highs ten to fifteen degrees cooler by Sunday. It’s due to a trough moving through … Continue reading »

Rain Chances Rise For Friday

WEATHER FORECAST Although thunderstorms spotted the landscape Thursday afternoon, they were less numerous and less intense than those from Wednesday.  Northern California saw very little activity, and the Klamath Basin saw far less than yesterday.  Although one or two severe thunderstorm warnings were issued, no storm reports were submitted. This will change for Friday.  A … Continue reading »

A Few Showers For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION We saw scattered light rain showers once again today, but nothing like the steady rain from Wednesday and Wednesday night.  It makes sense that rainfall amounts from today were less than yesterday, but many locations did record measurable rain. Coastal locations saw the highest amounts, but portions of the Klamath Basin saw as much … Continue reading »

Rainy and Cooler Mid-Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today was very similar to yesterday – morning sunshine with clouds building in throughout the warm afternoon.  That cloud cover will continue to thicken through the overnight hours.  A change is on the way, something a bit out of the ordinary for late June, but it will only be temporary. We’ve been talking … Continue reading »

Rain Chances on the Rise

WEATHER DISCUSSION Although the past weekend was very warm and dry, that same trend will not be continuing into this week.  Highs today reached temperatures above average, but some high clouds working their way in were a sign of what’s to come in the next couple of days.  Temperatures will take a downhill slide towards … Continue reading »

Cooling a Bit For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure has been in control over the past couple of days, and that meant mostly sunny skies for the first half of Thursday.  Throughout the afternoon, clouds started rolling in, and that will continue into the evening.   It’s a sign that the weather pattern is once again shifting, with another low pressure system poised … Continue reading »