Low Moves Out, High Moves In

WEATHER DISCUSSION An upper level center of low pressure has been sitting off the coast for a few days now, and this is the main culprit for the humid and hot afternoons we’ve been having. The low is now on it’s way out of our region slowly tracking north and east. Models have the low pushing into … Continue reading »

A Record Breaking Monday

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, temperatures reached the triple digits Monday afternoon.  Several locations broke records, and Medford tied their record of 101, originally set in 1968.  There is no relief from this heat in the short-term, or the long-term for that matter.  Highs near 100 are expected towards the end of the weekend. Montague, Alturas, … Continue reading »

Record Breaking Heat (Officially)

WEATHER DISCUSSION HOT is the word of the week so far and we’re just getting started. Hot air from the south has been moving into our area little-by-little each afternoon. High pressure near Nevada is slowly retrograding back into our region and because of this, hot air is being moved from the Desert Southwest up … Continue reading »

Record Breaking Wednesday, Cooler Ahead

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST Several record were broken on Wednesday, including North Bend and Brookings at the coast from earlier today before onshore flow cooled temperatures there this afternoon. Brookings hit 81, breaking the old record of 73 from 1995 and North Bend hit 82, breaking the old record of 75 set back all the way … Continue reading »

Near Record Highs Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today was the warmest day at the coast, for inland areas that day will be Wednesday with many locations likely tying or breaking records. Record highs for Montague, Medford and Klamath Falls are all within reach on Wednesday with mid-90s for west side valleys and mid-80s for the east side. The ridge will … Continue reading »

Another Spring Heat Wave!

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will be the story this week bringing a repeat weather pattern that we saw two weeks ago with sunny, dry weather and record breaking heat likely! Temperatures will climb and peak Wednesday and Thursday for inland areas, and Tuesday and Wednesday for the coast. Onshore flow will return to the coast … Continue reading »

Heat Wave Ends Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION The warming trend for inland areas will end tomorrow with the warmest day of the week and the year so far! Today North Bend saw one of the warmest spring days ever climbing into the 90s! Brookings, North Bend, Medford, Grants Pass, Ashland, and Roseburg all broke record highs today and Montague tied … Continue reading »

Record Highs Fall this Week!

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will continue to usher in hot weather this week with continued warming into Thursday. Many cities will break records before the week is out with the best chance to break records on Thursday as highs will be the warmest while the records are the lowest of the next few days. Brookings … Continue reading »

Near Record Highs This Week

High pressure offshore and a thermal trough inland will continue to bring hot, sunny and dry conditions to the area through the week. The thermal trough will be move from the coast to west side valleys tomorrow and that means onshore flow will return to the coast, which means an end to the Chetco Effect … Continue reading »

Extreme Heat Returns

A high pressure ridges pushes further north in our region bringing near record high temperatures to the area today.  Today will be the hottest day of the week with near record high temperatures across the inland areas. We’ll see a drop in temperatures when a trough offshore starts to push inland tomorrow cooling temperatures through … Continue reading »

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