Much Needed Rain On The Way

A cold front will pass through the region this afternoon bringing some light showers to the coast (mainly the north coast) into the Umpqua Basin and potentially a shower or two reaching the northern Cascades. Behind the cold front a trough will settle over the Pacific Northwest and this will bring more widespread much needed … Continue reading »

Brief Dry Pattern

A shortwave trough will be moving through the area today bringing rain to the area as it goes. Starting at the coast and northern California we’ll see showers through the early afternoon and as the system continues moving to the northeast it will bring showers to the east side of the Cascades. At the higher … Continue reading »

Rain, Wind & Snow

A cold front will be moving through the area today bringing rain, wind, and snow to the region which we’ve seen all of already this morning. The strongest winds will be at the coast, mountains and east of the Cascades with the heaviest rain staying at the coast. Snow will be the story through the … Continue reading »

A More Fall Weather Pattern

A chance for showers for most of the week with the best chance over the next couple of days at the coast and west of the Coast Range. A cold front will stall off shore keeping rain closer to the coast but winds will pick up across the area with gusts 35-55 mph Tuesday and … Continue reading »

Finally Feeling Like Fall

A cold front moved through last night bringing rain to the area and showers through the morning hours for some regions.  During the morning we could still see a few scattered showers but the best chance for heavier rain will be this afternoon into the overnight hours.  Heaviest rain will be on the west side … Continue reading »

End to the Dry Spell

It has been 83 days since a measurable amount of rain has fallen at the Medford airport, that was back on July 20th.  In Grants Pass this is the longest dry spell since 1948; but this trend is about to end.  Rain moves in at the coast today with a few areas inland seeing rain … Continue reading »

Cold & Rainy Weather Arrives

Today will be the warmest day of the week with temperatures well above normal, a trend that ends today!  Tomorrow a cold front moves through dropping afternoon temperatures below seasonable and bringing rain to the coast.  We may see a few light showers east of the Cascades tomorrow but the best chance for rain moves … Continue reading »

Cold Front Just Days Away

Some clouds lingering in northern California this morning from the low pressure located over central and southern California will start to depart the region later today.  Clear skies return to inland areas tomorrow before a cold front passes through on Friday bringing in a few more clouds inland and showers at the coast. What we … Continue reading »

Cooler & Wetter By The Weekend

Western Siskiyou county saw a few lightning strikes last night when a few storms moved through that lead to some lingering showers this morning with a few of them making their way through southern Jackson, Josephine and Curry counties.  Those showers continue to die out and we’ll see decreasing clouds through the morning for the … Continue reading »

Crisp Fall Mornings

High pressure remains offshore today providing more sunny skies and warm afternoons through midweek. Today a low pressure cut off from the jetstream will makes it’s way into northern California ushering in clouds by the afternoon with a few of the clouds making their way into southern Oregon.  Abundant sunshine will return tomorrow as high … Continue reading »

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