Pretty Quiet Before the Holiday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak front is going to move through the Northwest today. This will bring light rain to the coast this afternoon and spotty showers to inland locations. This front will lack upper level support and will struggle to bring measurable rainfall to the ground inland. Snow levels will be around 5,500′ but … Continue reading »

Showers Tease Us to Start the Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Saturday was a day full of showers after a cold front passed and brought with is much cooler air. That cooler air did well to drop our snow levels during the day which brought anywhere from an inch to a foot of snow in the mountains. About an inch in the Siskiyous, and 3-12″ … Continue reading »

Showers Are Over For Now

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the cold front this afternoon, snow levels dropped to around 4,000′ in the Cascades and 4,500′ in the Siskiyous. Based on where precipitation fell, the Siskiyous received about 1″ of snow, while the Cascades hit up to a foot of snow in some areas. Rain fell through the area, mainly in the … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain Prompts Flooding Concerns

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A strong storm system will push into the Pacific Northwest today. This will bring soaking rains, strong winds, flooding concerns and high elevation snow ..all through the next 48 hours. Rain is already beginning to fall along the coast. This rain will turn moderate to heavy through the day. Skies will stay … Continue reading »

Cloudy & Cool with Rain

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today the storm door will swing open and the first of a series of storms will move in across the area. Increasing rain is likely through the morning as the cold front nears. Snow levels will initially start off low Wednesday but by the afternoon they’ll be near 7,000.’ With that being … Continue reading »

Don’t Put Away the Parkas Yet

WEATHER DISCUSSION Well, we knew it was coming, but that didn’t make it any more comfortable this morning when we awoke to temperatures nearly fifteen degrees below average.  It was cold in the Valley and along the coast, but the Basin saw the truly frigid temperatures.  Lows in Lakeview dropped to nine degrees this morning.  … Continue reading »

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 »

Cool Afternoon, Chilly By Saturday Night

WEATHER DISCUSSION While we were initially expecting scattered showers on Friday, most of the rainfall stayed to our north in Douglas County.  Some locations saw up to three inches of rain in 24 hours.  In the Cascades, Crater Lake received an additional three inches of snow, raising the snow depth on the rim to abut … Continue reading »

Another Dose of Arctic Air Bringing Snow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Showers are developing this morning across the area under cloudy skies. Temperatures are starting off mild across the board, considerably warmer than where we were earlier in the week. Shower activity will be ongoing into the first half of the weekend region-wide. Tonight, a cold front is going to push south along … Continue reading »

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