Temperatures Slowly Recovering

WEATHER DISCUSSION As expected, another quiet day was the story for today. High pressure moving in from the west as been keeping us dry. Warmer temperatures are slowly creeping in as winds turn from the south, and clearing occurs in the afternoons. We started Saturday off with very cold overnight lows due to the clear … Continue reading »

Small Changes For the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION The strong arctic push that brought cold temperatures to the region is slowly pushing off to the east. High pressure has been building in slowly and keeping the skies mostly clear. High pressure, plus winds shifting out of the south will allow for temperatures to start their slow climb back up. Afternoon temperatures … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow Showers, Then Bitter Cold

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak storm system will travel down the I-5 corridor today, bringing showers and cold air into Southern Oregon. It’s already chilly ahead of this storm system, also indicated by our low snow levels that are starting off around 2,000.’ Temperatures won’t warm much today — the 50’s along the coast, low … Continue reading »

Snow Levels Drop Low This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front moving in early tomorrow morning is already dropping rain and snow in the region. This front will be followed by another one on Monday morning keeping rain and snow in the forecast through that time frame. These events will not be so much of a rain event as they will … Continue reading »

A Calm Before the Next Storm

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure building in from the west is allowing for a break in precipitation. Christmas Eve’s storm brought quite a bit of snow to even some of the lower elevations just in time to have a white Christmas. A moderately strong ridge will play possum over the weekend, in the fact that we … Continue reading »

Quiet, But Cold For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday’s cold front ushered in a swath of colder temperatures, and for the next week or so, they won’t be going anywhere.¬† Fortunately, we won’t be seeing any particularly messy storm systems tracking through the area, but a few rain and snow showers are in the cards. The cold air is even making … Continue reading »

Snow & Ice Across the Area Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Tripcheck is reporting 6″ of new snow off the road of Siskiyou Summit. Temperatures are in the upper 20’s leaving the roadway icy. Holiday travelers planning to head over the Summit will need to leave themselves extra time and drive slow. ¬†Highway 140 was also snow covered yesterday afternoon and I heard … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow to Arrive on Christmas Eve

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will bring a break in the wet weather we’ve been seeing. The mild temperatures will continue throughout the afternoon with highs climbing a good 10-15 degrees above average. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy with fog gradually lifting throughout the morning. On Christmas Eve a quick moving storms system will … Continue reading »

Rain/Snow to Move in Christmas Eve Night

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The wetting rains over the weekend led to rapid river rises across southern Oregon. Flood warnings for the Coquille River remain in effect at Coquille and near Myrtle Point (as of 7:30am). All of the rivers have crested though and with showers winding down, river levels will gradually lower over the next … Continue reading »

Rain Showers Coming to an End

WEATHER DISCUSSION The last 24 hours have painted a completely different picture as far as the amount of rain falling. Over the course of Saturday, 24 hour rainfall totals had surpassed 7″ for areas along the coast, 8″ in the Southern Oregon Coastals, and 5″ in the Cascades. Through 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, totals were … Continue reading »

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