Big Changes Are Almost Here

WEATHER DISCUSSION After about a month and a half of dry, warm, and foggy weather, our weather pattern is changing and becoming more active. Starting tonight, the clouds will begin increasing out of the west. The west side valleys will still have enough clearing overnight to allow for radiation fog to form again in the … Continue reading »

Fog & Sunshine, then Changes Come Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION We have seen a stagnant weather pattern for quite some time.  Due to high pressure, we have seen mild temperatures, morning fog, and very little in the way of rainfall for at least a week or so.  That will finally be changing by Sunday and into Monday, marking the beginning of a fairly active pattern. … Continue reading »

Dry Friday but Rest Easy, Rain on Way

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Offshore winds will keep the weather beautiful today. There has been a good amount of fog this morning ..not just in the valleys but along the coast. The fog will likely lift early there and linger longer inland. This afternoon will feature mostly sunny skies with temperatures well into the 50’s for … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Rain Behavior

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does it rain on one side of the street but not the other?” Laura, White City This is a question we may ask ourselves when we are in desperate need of rainfall.  Our neighbor across the street tells us he got two tenths of an inch, but our rain gauge has … Continue reading »

Mild Temperatures & Dense Morning Fog

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday began very much like Monday and Tuesday, with dense fog in our valleys and cool temperatures.  By the afternoon hours, however, temperatures were not quite as warm as days past, but still above average.  Klamath Falls came very close to setting a record, hitting 55 degrees – one degree shy of the … Continue reading »

Morning Fog & a Stray Shower Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Tuesday brought another round of dense fog to the valleys, and for some locations in Josephine County, that fog never lifted.  However, Medford did see a fog-free afternoon, but highs clouds and haze obscured any sunshine we may have seen.  We also saw a few spotty showers pop up on the radar, but they … Continue reading »

A Record Setting Day for Our Region

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, the right concoction of atmospheric ingredients came into play today to allow for temperatures to break records in some cities. Six weather stations across the region recorded high temperatures that exceeded records set on this day. Those records are as follows: Klamath Falls: 57, breaking the old record of 53 (2014) Roseburg: … Continue reading »

Unseasonably Warm into Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather stays quiet today with a stagnant weather pattern sitting over the area. High pressure has weakened some and a front will push through the Northwest today, riding over top of the ridge. Rain with this front will stay well to our north through Friday. Light showers are possible at the … Continue reading »

Small Changes to Our Inactive Pattern

WEATHER DISCUSSION A small change in the weather pattern occurs today over the region with a weak warm front that will scoot in and drop some light precipitation. Keep in mind that with the ridge overhead, we have dry air over the area so a lot of the rain is falling as virga and evaporating … 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 »

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