Calmer Weather Means Increasing Smoke

Starting this week off with better air quality due to the storms over the weekend dropping plenty of rain and providing rising air which helped to lift out a lot of the smoke that was impacting us the last couple of weeks. With calmer weather settling in the smoke will start to increase and air … Continue reading »

Most Active Thunderstorm Days Ahead

Today and tomorrow will be the most active thunderstorm days with storms popping up around the same time as yesterday and increasing in intensity through the early evening. Expect isolated thunderstorms in Siskiyou county and east of the Cascades by mid-morning becoming more numerous in the afternoon and evening. Storms will hold off until the … Continue reading »

Thunderstorm Activity Continues

An upper-low continues to spin disturbances through the viewing area bringing more thunderstorms today through the weekend. The next disturbance will bring thunderstorms as early as early this afternoon in northern California then move into southwest Oregon later in the afternoon. Thunderstorm activity will become more scattered into this evening with thunderstorms ending by or … Continue reading »

Increasing T’Storm Activity

Several hundred cloud-to-ground lightning strikes were reported from last night in our viewing area, and while thunderstorms have died out this morning, the threat is not over. This afternoon thunderstorms will return more scattered than yesterday and overnight. The storm threat exists for the entire region, with a slight chance at the coast. There is … Continue reading »

T-Storm Threat Begins Tuesday

Thunderstorms will become a threat beginning Tuesday. A cut off low is going to hang along the western coast, bringing surges of moisture and several disturbances our way through the week. Storm activity will start off dry tomorrow, and isolated as well. Showers are more likely than thunderstorms, but a surge of moisture will move … Continue reading »

Smoke Not Impacting Crops

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A thick layer of smoke still blankets the air, but according to farmers, the smoke is not affecting their crop. At Seven Oaks Farm in Central Point, customers picked through a selection of fresh melons, peppers, peaches, and other produce. According to Seven Oaks Farm owner, Jerry Mefford, the only thing the … Continue reading »

Warm & Dry, then Showers & Thunderstorms

An upper low will be the main weather influence through the week with warm and dry conditions to start the week then the chance for showers and thunderstorms midweek. The upper low is going to re-enter the jetstream and create a negatively tilted jetstream, which is the ideal setup for thunderstorms. The low will usher … Continue reading »

Dry Monday, Then T-Storms Through Friday

Air quality levels are continuing to increase Sunday evening across inland areas. Crater Lake has been reading unhealthy since late afternoon. By Monday morning, another northeasterly wind will carry smoke further west into the Illinois Valley and Curry County coastline. However, the offshore flow to start the week off will be weaker than the past … Continue reading »

Sunny Sunday, Storms Next Week

  An upper level disturbance is going to be a problem into Monday and through next week. For now, sunny skies will continue in areas where smoke is not invading. By Tuesday, building clouds across the region, increasing moisture and rising instability is going to bring unstable conditions to much of the viewing area. Thunderstorms … Continue reading »

Smoke Will Travel Further West

A weak offshore flow is now beginning to develop across the region. This is due to a new air mass that is allowing for a thermal heat low to form. The counter clockwise flow around this is bringing that offshore flow, along with smoke and haze to Curry County. This pattern will continue into the … Continue reading »

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