A Break Today, More Rain on the Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will bring a break in the wet and active weather we’ve seen for more than a week now. Skies will start off cloudy and temperatures quite chilly this morning. Gradual clearing will bring mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. Temperatures will then be a few degrees warmer than the weekend. Our … Continue reading »

An Eventful Weekend of Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION A very impressive low pressure system approached the coast yesterday, and with it came cooler air, rain, snow, and very strong winds. The cold front associated with it was responsible for the pattern change. Starting Friday evening, winds began picking up as the pressure gradient tightened. Wind advisories and warnings were issued for … Continue reading »

Rain Moves Back in Tomorrow

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday brought a break in the precipitation to our area. A very well developed low pressure system is what’s responsible for the rain we’ve been getting. A cold front swung through and brought us a couple of days of cooler and wet weather. Friday morning started with a line of showers moving north. … Continue reading »

Rain Early, Becoming Dry This Afternoon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front is lifting north this morning. This is bringing light to moderate rain to much of Southern Oregon. It will continue traveling up the I-5 corridor throughout Friday, bringing clearing skies and drier conditions by the afternoon. Because this is a warm front, snow levels will remain high and all … Continue reading »

Rain to Continue Through Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain has been falling since Wednesday  night across Northern California and Southern Oregon. Rain totals have been steep along the coast, exceeding 2″ in many locations as of 8:30am. Across West Side Valleys rain amounts have ranged from less than 0.10″-1.” The higher amounts have been to the north and west …around … Continue reading »

Inches of Rain to Fall the Next 72 Hours

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will mark the beginning of a very wet few days across the Northwest. The first of many fronts will travel south through Southern Oregon tonight. Ahead of the front, light and spotty showers will develop and travel inland. Most of these showers are going to stay light in nature. Winds are … Continue reading »

Inches of Rain to Fall by Week’s End

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The cold front that came through Monday has pushed off to our east. Skies cleared overnight and this allowed for temperatures to drop this morning. More clouds have moved in and skies will remain partly cloudy today in all locations. Showers are likely throughout the morning at the coast and along the … Continue reading »

Rain Impacts Local Fish Populations

SHADY COVE, Ore. — Monday morning’s showers, combined with last week’s moisture, is helping jump start recovery from a dry year. Water storage levels at Lost Creek Lake are lower than average for this time of year, and workers at the dam monitor water levels closely, with the top priority being flood regulation. However, with limited … Continue reading »

Front Brings Measurable Rain to Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — A cold front moving through Southern Oregon today brought measurable rainfall to  much of the region. The rain came in last night along the coast and early today across West Side Valleys. Mother Nature was quite generous, dropping more than half an inch in Medford as of 11am. Rainfall totals across the … Continue reading »

Rain Coming & Going for Much of Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Those weekend temperatures are long gone as a new cooler air mass moves in throughout Monday morning. This system has brought rain to much of the West Side since early today and given the quick nature of this storm, mother nature has been good to us. Rain totals have been between 0.25″-0.50″ … Continue reading »

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