Active Weather Pattern This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a beautiful weekend and a perfect start to summer, active weather will once again return to the region. A broad area of low pressure sitting off the Alaskan Coast is streaming a plume of moisture west towards the States. Clouds will begin moving in tomorrow ahead of a cold front that is … Continue reading »

A Warm End to the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION June 21st – The Official First Day of Summer (Summer Solstice) A weak ridge of high pressure has moved its way onshore and is clearing us out for the next day or so. High temperatures today were already above average. Clear skies and a windy afternoon was what we got for Saturday. Sunday … Continue reading »

Warming Up Into Summer

WEATHER DISCUSSION Early this morning, a very weak cold front moved through the area, bringing some fog to the coast and clouds to other locations.  Although the day began with clouds moving through, they didn’t stick around during the afternoon hours.  Temperatures were a bit cooler than Thursday’s highs, but only dropped near the seasonal … Continue reading »

Light & Isolated Showers Later Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The fire danger level in Jackson & Josephine Counties has climbed to high today. You can find a list of the new restrictions here. A weather disturbance to our north and west will bring light and scattered showers to Southern Oregon later today. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny. These showers … Continue reading »

Late Season Frost in the Basin

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a brutal few weeks with temperatures nearing records, we have centered ourselves in a weather pattern that is promoting cooler, yet comfortable afternoon temperatures. A series of cold front moved through at the beginning of the weekend and brought with it a cool air mass that dropped our afternoon temperatures by 5-20 … Continue reading »

Light & Isolated Showers for your Friday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A much cooler air mass has settled into the Northwest today. Temperatures will trend even cooler than Thursday and actually below average for the first time in quite a while. Highs will be in the 50′s and 60′s east of the Cascades and the 60′s and 70′s across the West Side. Skies will … Continue reading »

Cooler Today, Fantastic for Father’s Day

  WEATHER DISCUSSION An area of low pressure moving into the Northwest is bringing mostly cloudy skies to the Coast and high clouds inland this morning. Temperatures will start off mild, but trend about 10 degrees cooler throughout the afternoon because of this. A few light and isolated showers are likely along northern coastal sections, … Continue reading »

One More Hot Day, Cooling by Week’s End

  WEATHER DISCUSSION One last day of hot temperatures will come today, before a cooler air mass slides into the Northwest. Clear skies will bring high temperatures into the mid 80′s over the West Side this afternoon & near 90 over Northern California. Another round of strong winds will develop as temperatures climb throughout the … Continue reading »

Still Quiet & Warm Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another quiet day is ahead as high pressure continues to sit over our region. Temperatures will be a few degrees cooler today, but still warm & above average. The offshore wind will weaken today, so the high in Brookings should be cooler than past days. Winds will pick up across all locations … Continue reading »

Last Bit of T-Storms Before Dry Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION The trough of low pressure that has been sitting over us for quite some time will begin to move east of us by tomorrow. This, along with shifting winds will stop the disturbances that have been bringing the stormy weather to the region. Winds will begin shifting to a north/northeasterly flow, which limits … Continue reading »

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