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 »

Smoke-Caused Cancellations

For air quality information due to the fire smoke: http://www.oregonsmoke.blogspot.com/ This is a fluid list of cancellations around Southern Oregon due to smoke: Troon Vineyard did have to cancel their ZIN & BBQ BASH scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd, due to the smoke. They will, however, have some anniversary treats featured indoors in their Applegate … Continue reading »

Warming Up Again & Smoke Outlook

A low pressure off-shore will be the man weather pattern through early next week. This will bring calmer winds overnight and more northerly, this means the heaviest smoke will head due south and even west at times. Smoke overnight will impact the Illinois Valley and Curry coast more so and during the day the smoke … Continue reading »

Smoke is Here to Stay

Stepping outside you may have noticed the cooler temperatures, that’s due to an upper low that’s sitting over the region ushering in cooler westerly flow. That westerly flow also means inland areas, especially valleys and the east side, will see even more smoke today and poor air quality. Without significant rain in the near future, … Continue reading »

Smoke Choking Much of Southern Oregon

SELMA, Ore. – Thick smoke continues to tighten its choke hold across Southern Oregon, impacting air quality and forcing people to take steps to protect their health. The smoke from six wildfires across southwest Oregon have been swept across our region and into Northern California. Air quality levels have been constantly changing, but reporting stations … Continue reading »

Smoke, Cowlitz Can’t Slow Down Rogues

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues rode the left arm of Mac Acker to a 5-2 win to clinch a sweep over Cowlitz on Monday night. Acker threw eight innings, allowed one earned run and struck out four. Jerad Casper was 2-4 with three RBI’s to lead Medford to its tenth consecutive win at home. … Continue reading »

Apartment Unit Ruined After Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Fire crews said an apartment unit in a building on Stevens Street in Medford is a total loss after catching fire Sunday night. No one was injured in the fire. However, crews advised the rest of the building’s residents to stay somewhere else for the night because of smoke damage. The … Continue reading »

Cold Front Moves Through Today

Waking up this morning you may have noticed it was chilly outside, well that is going to continue through the afternoon with temperatures unseasonably cool!  Tomorrow morning will actually be even colder than this morning, so you may need to bundle up especially if you or you’re kids are going to be out at the … Continue reading »

Cooler Weather On Its Way

Today continues to be like the rest of the week with temperatures well above normal and sunny skies persisting, today may in fact be the hottest day of the week. The big difference today will be the shift in winds out of the south this afternoon ahead of a cold front, this shift in winds … Continue reading »

Cooler Weather Is Not Far Off

Today brings much of the same of what we’ve seen as we have the same weather pattern set up with high pressure out in the Pacific and a low pressure system just off shore starting to become closed-off from the jetstream.  The low will but cut-off for only a short period before opening back up … Continue reading »

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