Foggy Mornings & A Mainly Quiet Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Behind the series of fronts that moved through last weekend, our pattern is reverting back to it’s stagnant ways.  With high pressure strengthening by Tuesday, fog will be likely during the morning hours in our valleys.  With strong temperature inversions, it is possible the fog may not lift until the afternoon.  For the … Continue reading »

Nice and Mild for MLK Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION Showers have all but come to an end over the region, as high pressure slowly starts to creep in. The strong cold front, which brought strong winds and thunderstorms, has cleared the region and we will see calming conditions from here on out through the week. Lights showers are all that’s leftover and … 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 »

One More Ridge Before the Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION The rain pattern is moving closer to the region, but before it arrives, we will have to deal with one more ridge of high pressure. This one is quite a bit smaller than the one we had over the last two weeks. This smaller ridge will allow for skies to become mostly clear … Continue reading »

RidgeWatch – Day 2

WEATHER DISCUSSION Now entering our second day of the high pressure, the ridge is continuing to build. Each day from here, we’ll be warming into the weekend. It seems like Friday/Saturday will be the timing of the axis of the ridge. This is when we typically see the warmest of the afternoon highs. Expect high … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Threat Continues

WEATHER DISCUSSION Monday makes the tenth triple digit day so far in 2014, and all of those days have been in July.  In fact, it was the hottest day of the year so far.  The official high in Medford was 106, and as hot as that seems, that’s still two degrees shy of the record 108 set … Continue reading »