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 »

Rain & Winter Weather On The Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Just offshore sits the next storm system.  We have been seeing increasing cloud cover Wednesday afternoon and evening, and later tonight, we will see rain showers moving inland.  Previously, a winter storm watch was in effect for northern Klamath and Lake Counties.  That has since been upgraded to a winter storm warning.  Also, … 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 »

Temperatures Approaching 70 Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather will stay quiet today with more sunshine in the forecast. Temperatures will climb about 10 degrees above average, nearing 70 here in the Valley. Partly to mostly sunny skies are expected inland with morning clouds & fog. For Thursday another cold front will bring light and spotty showers along and west … Continue reading »

Dry & A Bit Warmer On Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front moved through Tuesday , which left temperatures cool and clouds in the area.  Those clouds will hang around tonight and for the first part of the day Wednesday, but we will see a little bit of clearing by tomorrow afternoon.  Temperatures will also be about ten degrees warmer than Tuesday. … Continue reading »

Hit or Miss Showers Through Your Morning

  WEATHER DISCUSSION  A cold front is pushing through the Northwest today. This brought widespread rain through the overnight hours, but little in the way of measurable precipitation in the gauges. Shower activity will wind down throughout the morning and rain will be hit or miss across the area. This front is not packing much … Continue reading »

Tuesday’s Cold Front Brings Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front moved through this morning, bringing with it very light showers and low clouds.  By the afternoon, the sun broke through for a few hours.  Monday evening, clouds crept back in ahead of a cold front.  This front will bring rain to the coast and showers to inland areas Monday night … Continue reading »

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