Morning Rain Followed by a Brief Break

    WEATHER DISCUSSION  It’s been another rainy morning across the region. Rain amounts since Sunday have been pretty impressive — several inches at the coast, up to an inch plus across the valleys & upwards of half an inch near Klamath Falls. A stationary front has stalled out over the state this morning and … Continue reading »

Fire Officials Watching Rain and Snow

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) is paying close attention to rain and snow in the area as the spring approaches. ODF is already getting ready for fire season this year, and has been monitoring rain and snow pack. For fire officials, the snow pack is important during the summer, because of its … Continue reading »

A Switch to Wet & Rainy This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION This week will bring quite a change to the stagnant dry weather we’ve seen for so long now. Rain has been falling since Sunday night and rain totals have been pretty impressive for such a short amount of time. Between 0.25″-0.50″ has fallen in many areas — including the West Side! Higher … Continue reading »

Big Changes Are Almost Here

WEATHER DISCUSSION After about a month and a half of dry, warm, and foggy weather, our weather pattern is changing and becoming more active. Starting tonight, the clouds will begin increasing out of the west. The west side valleys will still have enough clearing overnight to allow for radiation fog to form again in the … Continue reading »

Dry Friday but Rest Easy, Rain on Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Offshore winds will keep the weather beautiful today. There has been a good amount of fog this morning ..not just in the valleys but along the coast. The fog will likely lift early there and linger longer inland. This afternoon will feature mostly sunny skies with temperatures well into the 50’s for … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Rain Behavior

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does it rain on one side of the street but not the other?” Laura, White City This is a question we may ask ourselves when we are in desperate need of rainfall.  Our neighbor across the street tells us he got two tenths of an inch, but our rain gauge has … Continue reading »

Unseasonably Warm into Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather stays quiet today with a stagnant weather pattern sitting over the area. High pressure has weakened some and a front will push through the Northwest today, riding over top of the ridge. Rain with this front will stay well to our north through Friday. Light showers are possible at the … Continue reading »

Dry & Quiet This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will build back into the West today, bringing a return to dry and quiet weather for the area. Temperatures are running significantly cooler this morning compared to the weekend, due to the lack of thick cloud cover. Today will start off with low lying clouds and freezing fog across the … Continue reading »

Nice and Mild for MLK Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION Showers have all but come to an end over the region, as high pressure slowly starts to creep in. The strong cold front, which brought strong winds and thunderstorms, has cleared the region and we will see calming conditions from here on out through the week. Lights showers are all that’s leftover and … Continue reading »

Another Strong Push of Rain Overnight

WEATHER DISCUSSION Our much needed active pattern continues. Two small low pressure systems promised rain through our region for this weekend. So far, they have not disappointed. Rainfall totals over the last 24 hours have amounted to over 2 inches at some coastal locations. Rainfall amounts of 1/4″ to over an inch an a half … Continue reading »

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