Rain Chances Remain Few and Far Between

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the title states, rain chances (and snow chances, for that matter) will be scarce this week.  A few sprinkles are possible Tuesday into Wednesday in association with a weak cold front, but most locations will remain dry and those that do see the raindrops won’t receive anything measurable.  There will be another … Continue reading »

Summer Hangs On Tightly This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION With high pressure in control for the next couple of days, highs Saturday are going to be well above average.  For some locations, afternoon temperatures will reach near record values.  In Medford, the record high for September 20th is 98 degrees, and the forecast high is only one degree shy of that. That’s … Continue reading »

Another 90 Degree Day, Cooler by Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Many records were broken yesterday across our region, and although today we’ll shave off a few degrees, it’s still going to be hot. Medford, Grants Pass, Mt. Shasta, Brookings and North Bend are all among the cities who broke records from decades ago. North Bend’s record was from over a century ago … Continue reading »

Heat Wave Peaks Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to sit and expand over the West. The heat wave will peak today and temperatures will be the warmest of the week. Many locations will either tie or break records by late afternoon. An offshore wind will again bring temperatures well into the 70’s today at the Coast, although … Continue reading »

First Heat Wave of Season Begins Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will sit and expand over the West these next few days. Temperatures will climb as a result in the afternoon hours. Our first heat wave is officially underway — as the next three days are expected to be in the 90’s across the West Side. An offshore wind will bring … Continue reading »

Another 80 & 90 Degree Day Ahead

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure continues to dominate the West — bringing dry, inactive and very warm weather. High temperatures broke many records yesterday across the region. Medford, Grants Pass, Ashland, Roseburg, North Bend and Brookings all broke records from 1981, 1998, 1931, & 1958. Montague tied a record yesterday. Today will be similar to yesterday, … Continue reading »

Challenging Record Highs this Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Record highs will be challenged this week due to a mid-Spring heat wave! A warming trend will continue into Thursday with temperatures climbing into the 90s for west side valleys and upper-70s for the coast and east side. Several locations will break records before the week is out due to high pressure building … Continue reading »