Very Cold Temperatures This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Another cold front is moving in Monday afternoon and this one will bring in an arctic blast of cold temperatures. Before it does, we have to deal with the rain and snow that will be kicked up before it arrives. Snow levels are already at an all-time low. 2,000′ will be the level … Continue reading »

Snow Levels Drop Low This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front moving in early tomorrow morning is already dropping rain and snow in the region. This front will be followed by another one on Monday morning keeping rain and snow in the forecast through that time frame. These events will not be so much of a rain event as they will … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Re-opens After Holiday Snow

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — Hundreds of people hit the slopes on Friday as the Sonnet and Windsor Lifts were both up and running on Mt. Ashland. This season is already shaping up to be much different than last year. In the 2013-2014 season, the slopes did not open at all. This year, the ski park … Continue reading »

A Calm Before the Next Storm

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure building in from the west is allowing for a break in precipitation. Christmas Eve’s storm brought quite a bit of snow to even some of the lower elevations just in time to have a white Christmas. A moderately strong ridge will play possum over the weekend, in the fact that we … Continue reading »

Snow & Ice Across the Area Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Tripcheck is reporting 6″ of new snow off the road of Siskiyou Summit. Temperatures are in the upper 20’s leaving the roadway icy. Holiday travelers planning to head over the Summit will need to leave themselves extra time and drive slow.  Highway 140 was also snow covered yesterday afternoon and I heard … Continue reading »

Slick Roads & Cold Temps Christmas AM

WEATHER DISCUSSION Right on cue, a potent cold front swept through from the northwest today, bringing a round of steady rain and then snow as temperatures plunged.  While conditions have calmed a bit behind the front, a few rain and snow showers remain in the area. Due to travel concerns, the Winter Weather Advisory for … Continue reading »

Travel Concerns as Rain & Snow Moves In

WEATHER DISCUSSION A quick moving storm system will bring rain and snow to the area today. Rain will move in throughout the morning, falling moderate to heavy at times. Winds will also become breezy along the coast, high country and Klamath Basin. Behind this front is some very cold air and snow levels are expected … Continue reading »

Some Winter Weather For Christmas Eve

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday brought another day of very mild temperatures.  Medford set a new record high of 62 degrees for December 23rd after beginning the day with a bit of patchy fog.  Remember the lovely day we had today, because conditions will be taking a 180 degree turn for Christmas Eve. In anticipation of rain … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow to Arrive on Christmas Eve

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will bring a break in the wet weather we’ve been seeing. The mild temperatures will continue throughout the afternoon with highs climbing a good 10-15 degrees above average. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy with fog gradually lifting throughout the morning. On Christmas Eve a quick moving storms system will … Continue reading »

Rain/Snow to Move in Christmas Eve Night

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The wetting rains over the weekend led to rapid river rises across southern Oregon. Flood warnings for the Coquille River remain in effect at Coquille and near Myrtle Point (as of 7:30am). All of the rivers have crested though and with showers winding down, river levels will gradually lower over the next … Continue reading »

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