Clear, but Warming Up Into the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dominant region of high pressure over the Pacific creating clear conditions across the region. This feature, along with the thermal trough that has formed at the coast is allowing for temperatures to rise quite a bit. Thursday, temperatures were up an average of 5-10 degrees from just 24-hours ago. The extreme being Brookings. … Continue reading »

Fire Weather Concerns Continue Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front passed through the area Tuesday night, dropping temperatures and humidity and increasing winds.  With gusty winds still in the forecast Thursday, the fire weather warning continues.  It is already in effect for a large portion of southern Oregon and northern California and will expire at 10 PM Thursday. Although temperatures … Continue reading »

Gusty Winds and Fire Weather Warnings

WEATHER DISCUSSION As a cold front passes through the area, temperatures will drop a bit, but the main concerns will focus around falling humidity and gusty winds.  Since the winds will be shifting behind the cold front, a dry wind from the northeast will be blowing Wednesday and Thursday.  All of these issues combine to … Continue reading »

Sunny and Warm Through the Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION This weekend’s cold front dropped temperatures down to the 80′s, but highs on Labor Day were much warmer.  Lots of sunshine sent temperatures into the lower 90′s in the Rogue Valley, and even along the coast in Brookings, highs were in the upper 80′s.  Warmer temperatures on the coast were due to the … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain & Strong Winds This Weekend

A storm system with a tropical tap into a dying typhoon in the west Pacific will hit our region beginning Saturday with the heaviest rain and strongest wind hitting the coast. While rain and wind will be increasing tomorrow, Sunday will be the big weather day as it comes to the rain and wind. Several … Continue reading »

Remnants of a Typhoon This Weekend

Another cold evening on tap with lows on the east side and Siskiyou county valleys dipping into the 20s yet again tonight with a Freeze Warning in effect for these areas and a Frost Advisory for west side valleys as well as temperatures will dip into the upper 30s. After a cold start to the … Continue reading »

Transition from Wet to Cold

Disturbances sliding down the backside of a trough sitting over the Pacific Northwest will continue to bring showers into this evening with a drying trend overnight. As the clouds clear temperatures overnight will drop quickly down into the 20s on the east side and in the colder valleys in Siskiyou county including the Mt. Shasta … Continue reading »

Snow Levels Drop to 4,500′

We already saw snow at Crater Lake today and the coldest airmass won’t move in until tonight as snow levels drop to 4,500 feet by Wednesday morning. We could see another 1 to 3 inches of snow above 5,500 feet by Wednesday evening and this could lead to slick Cascade passes with some snow at … Continue reading »

Cool & Wet Start to the Week

Another cold front will move through tonight returning rain to the region and gusty winds along and east of the Cascades. A trough will settle over the area through Wednesday which will bring the coldest temperatures we’ve seen since Summer began and snow levels will drop to 5,000 feet by Tuesday morning. While most areas … Continue reading »

Rain Into the Weekend

The cold front and associated rain and wind are moving through the area right now and already dumped over an inch of rain in the coast range! Another disturbance will move through tonight but won’t dump as much rain as this cold front, but there is the potential for moderate to heavy rainfall, mainly at … Continue reading »

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