Cooler and Comfortable for Tuesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Memorial Day A dry slot in the overhead moisture allowed for a beautiful and warm Memorial Day. Some showers were present at the coast and in the Cascades, however the majority of the moisture stayed to our north. Partly cloudy skies and cooler temperatures will be the story for Tuesday. A weak cold front … Continue reading »

Clearing Skies for your Memorial Day

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Cloud cover will continue breaking up today, following a cold front passage earlier this morning. Gradually clearing skies will lead to partly-mostly sunny conditions by the afternoon. Temperatures will trend 5-10 degrees cooler than Sunday but this will allow for highs to stay very comfortable in most areas. The Coast will be … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers for Memorial Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION A low pressure system waiting just offshore of British Columbia will slowly begin its descent into our region. It will be pushing a few cold fronts our way. One will be overnight on Sunday allowing for clouds to begin building Sunday afternoon. Light, isolated rain showers will accompany this system. Showers will start … Continue reading »

Clouds Increasing on Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION A high pressure ridge is slowly slipping to the east of our region. This was the cause of the mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures for Saturday. The only area that had more cloud coverage was the coast seeing overcast Saturday morning then progressing to partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. The ridge … Continue reading »

Clouds Increase on Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION The axis of the high pressure ridge sat over our region today allowing for the warmest of temperatures with little to no cloud coverage. Highs of 90 were seen in the valley locations and in Norther California. The exception to these cloudless skies were along the coast where low level clouds hung around … Continue reading »

Stray Shower or Storm Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION An upper level low continues to spin over the Western half of the country. This is still bringing unstable air to the region today, allowing for a few stray showers and a chance for storms to continue in the Klamath Basin, the Cascades & Northern California for later today. About 500 lightning … Continue reading »

Showers & Isolated T-Storms for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION An area of low pressure will continue driving inland today bringing showers and thunderstorms to the region. These showers could drop heavy rain and even small hail. With any storms that develop, strong winds are likely. Most of the activity will be in the afternoon and evening hours, once the sun has … Continue reading »

Thunderstorms to Start the Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION The upper level low continues to track to the south off the Oregon Coast today. The center of the low is still far enough north of our region to keep the moist onshore flow intact. Because of this, we are still seeing isolated shower activity throughout our area. As the low continues south … Continue reading »

Showers Moving In for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Short Term (Saturday PM – Tuesday): After the week of sunny skies and record setting temperatures, we will have a different story moving through the weekend. A low pressure system off the coast of Washington will start to track its way south and bring in precipitation to our region. Looking at the visible … Continue reading »

Cooler Today & Showers for Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The high pressure ridge positioned over the West all week will begin breaking down today. This will result in cooler high temperatures and a little more cloud cover. Skies will start off partly sunny and turn mostly sunny into midday. The cooling trend will continue into the weekend and an area of … Continue reading »

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