Critical Fire WX Conditions Over Area

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The red flag warning over the area will remain in place through lunchtime. Winds are breezy not only in the higher elevations, but in the valleys as well. Humidities are in the 20′s and 30′s — indicating very dry air from the Southern Oregon Cascades to the Coast, also over Siskiyou County. … Continue reading »

Red Flag Warning through Noon Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION A red flag warning continues until noon Friday due to gusty winds and low humidities, already today we’ve seen gusts up to 57mph in the Coast Range and 72mph in the Cascades. Winds will peak tonight into early tomorrow morning and thus any new fires that spark will be able to spread rapidly … Continue reading »

Favorable Fire Weather Conditions

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The fire weather watch over the area from yesterday has been upgraded now to a red flag warning. This means that conditions will be favorable for fire weather and that if any fire were to start, it would spread rapidly. Humidities will be between 20%-30% (very low) and with increasing winds into … Continue reading »

Red Flag Warning Issued

WEATHER DISCUSSION A Red Flag Warning will go into effect late tonight through noon Friday due to a low pressure sliding down the east side of the ridge and moving into central California which will cause the winds to pick up. Winds will be offshore which are the driest winds we can get. Winds will … Continue reading »

Wildfire Warning in Southern Oregon

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Extremely dry weather will combine with gusty, dry winds this week to increase the risk of fire in Southern Oregon. And if the weather pattern continues, that risk of wildfire could stick around for a long time, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry. The Rogue Valley is under a Red … Continue reading »

Scattered Showers & T-Storms

A longwave trough to our west is going to bring several disturbances our way the next several days. After Sunday, the only impacts will be along coastal sections. For now, cloud cover and shower/thundershower activity will be the primary concern through Sunday evening. Lightning strikes are occurring across Siskiyou County and Northern Klamath & Lake. … Continue reading »

Peak Thunderstorm Activity Today

There are three things needed for thunderstorms and those are instability, moisture and lift. Today all those ingredients will be present in abundance across our viewing area and thus an active thunderstorm day is ahead. Thunderstorms already firing this morning with peak activity between 3:00 and 8:00 this evening. Thunderstorms will be most numerous along … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Activity Peaks Tomorrow

The cut-off low that’s been rotating off the San Fransisco coast the last few days will push further north bringing a chance for thunderstorms for west side valleys. Thunderstorm activity will increase through the evening with isolated storms for west side valleys and scattered storms from the Cascades east and in northern California. Tomorrow will … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Activity Increases

A cut-off low rotating off the San Fransisco Bay is going to be the main weather maker this week and will begin moving north over the next few days bringing more thunderstorm activity to the region. Thunderstorms today will mainly be isolated to northern California and Klamath and Lake counties, mainly the southeast reaches of … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Threat Continues

**Update** The Red Flag Warning for east Siskiyou county has been cancelled due to the rain we saw overnight wetting the dry fuels. The cut-off low pressure off the coast of California will continue to usher in the chance for showers this morning but they will become more isolated through the morning and early afternoon. … Continue reading »

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