Cool and Dry Start for the Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION A small ridge of high pressure has taken over the area after the cold air mass that moved into the region at the end of last week. This is allowing for clearing of the clouds overhead for the beginning of the workweek. That, in turn, brings colder temperatures overnight and warmer afternoon temperatures. … Continue reading »

Arctic Air Moving In

WEATHER DISCUSSION A deep cold air mass is moving in from the north. This cold pool of air will dip low enough to bring snow to parts of the southern states. Luckily, we are on the far western edge of the air mass, which will allow us to escape the coldest of the temperatures. That … Continue reading »

Right Back into an Active Pattern

WEATHER DISCUSSION Before the weekend arrived, models were suggesting that we would be getting a dominant ridge of high pressure and there was no end in sight. With high pressure, comes calm conditions with sunny skies. However, as is typical with forecast models. anything past a few days will likely change. So the monotonous days … Continue reading »

DWTRVS: Seth Phillips

Seth and his dancing partner, Kristen, will be dancing the Viennese waltz. “It’s a very graceful dance, very tech he is doing, lot of spotting so a bunch of spins,” says Kristen. When asked to do DWTRVS, Seth says: “I was sent the email asking if I wanted to participate I probably responded right back … Continue reading »

Mainly Overnight Showers This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION We still continue with our active weather pattern. Two systems approach the region this week, and both are looking to drop a little more rain. The first system, which will move in overnight tonight, will bring in light amounts of rain and the showers will be short-lived. Rainfall amounts for the first wave … Continue reading »

Light Showers For Saturday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Hopefully everyone (who actually had rain last night) has had the chance to dry off a bit and come down from the sugar rush. Halloween was mostly dry for the areas west of the Cascades, but the Klamath Basin had the slow moving cold front that brought rain and snow throughout the night. … Continue reading »

An Eventful Weekend of Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION A very impressive low pressure system approached the coast yesterday, and with it came cooler air, rain, snow, and very strong winds. The cold front associated with it was responsible for the pattern change. Starting Friday evening, winds began picking up as the pressure gradient tightened. Wind advisories and warnings were issued for … Continue reading »

Rain Moves Back in Tomorrow

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday brought a break in the precipitation to our area. A very well developed low pressure system is what’s responsible for the rain we’ve been getting. A cold front swung through and brought us a couple of days of cooler and wet weather. Friday morning started with a line of showers moving north. … Continue reading »

Showers Move in Tonight

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the long-awaited arrival of the rain, it is almost here. Showers are beginning to fall as far south as Newport along the coast (7:00 p.m.) and will slowly trickle down as the night progresses. Models have a Brookings landfall around 11:30 p.m. but timing could be +/- an hour. As Tuesday continues we … Continue reading »

One More Warm Up, Before the Rain

WEATHER DISCUSSION The high pressure ridge is slowly making its way out of the region and before it leaves for good, we get one more round of roller coaster temperatures. Starting off with the overnight lows, we will drop to the 30’s east of the Cascades and in Northern California, the 40’s in the high … Continue reading »

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