Temperatures Drop to Near Average

WEATHER DISCUSSION For the large part of a week, temperatures across the region have been well above average during the afternoon hours.  As a storm system swings by to our northeast, expect a slight cool down, bringing temperatures closer to our seasonal averages. That storm system will allow cooler air to filter in, but won’t … Continue reading »

Chilly Mornings, Warm Afternoons

WEATHER DISCUSSION Not much change in the forecast over the last few days. The ridge of high pressure is keeping us in a lull of a weather pattern for a while. A few key small scale patterns will continue through next week. First, the Chetco Effect is still happening at Brookings. Offshore winds will continue … Continue reading »

Setting Up For a Dry, Quiet Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION The area of low pressure that brought a round of rain & showers last night and Monday has since shifted northward, but lingering sprinkles dotted the area Monday throughout the afternoon.  Storm after storm last weekend dumped over 7 inches of rain in a three day period in Mt. Shasta City, and rainfall … Continue reading »

Windy Today, Showers Taper Off

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather will begin to quiet down this week. Showers will be ongoing through today and the wind will stick around through Monday night. Following today though, a return to dry and stagnant weather is expected. Monday will bring gusty winds to all locations and wind advisories/high wind warnings remain in place. … Continue reading »

Weekend Storm Packing a Punch

WEATHER DISCUSSION Two big storms in three days. This was what we expected this weekend and it is exactly what we got. Friday’s storm was the most potent, but the one that started today is already packing a punch. Heavy rain and wind started in Northern California and the Southern Oregon coast in the late … Continue reading »

One More Storm Before the Clearing

WEATHER DISCUSSION The strong weather system that came in on Friday brought with it a series of hazards all across the region. Heavy rain falling in short periods increased the flooding potential in streams, rivers, lakes, and urban areas. Winds also played a factor in bringing down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages were … Continue reading »

Breezy With More Showers For Tuesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION The start of the work week (and Groundhog Day) began with a few cracks of thunder just after midnight.  For about the past 24 hours, rain has been falling off and on in association with a stationary front that is parked over our region.  It won’t budge much tomorrow, keeping rain and showers … Continue reading »

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 »

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