Moderate to Heavy Rain on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION The moist onshore flow will bring more showers into the region again today. Most of the activity is going to be over Curry, Del Norte & Josephine Counties. Also Western Siskiyou County will likely see more showers than those further inland. Elsewhere, isolated showers will fall. Snow levels are low today — around … Continue reading »

Showers Continue for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another round of rain showers will continue today across all locations. Snow levels will stay around 4,000′ which will lead to travel impacts above this for accumulating snow. Between 2″-5″ of snow is likely above 4,500′ today …but the accumulation closer to 4,500′ will be into this evening. High temperatures will remain … Continue reading »

Snow as Low as Siskiyou Summit

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The first of many storms systems this week will move into the Northwest today. This will bring in rain, wind and much cooler air. Snow levels will initially start off high today, around 6,000.’ By tonight and Wednesday morning they’ll hover around 4,000′ but could be as low as 3,500′ during times … Continue reading »

Rain, Snow & Wind on the Way This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today will be the last quiet and spring-like day for quite some time. Rain, snow and wind are all on the way as the Pacific Northwest transition back to a very active weather pattern. Temperatures will start off cool Monday morning, but afternoon highs will warm up nicely for the afternoon. High … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist – Snow Levels

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does Medford get rain while Chiloquin gets snow?” Zack Chapman Chiloquin The answer to this question has to do with snow levels and the elevations of these two areas. The snow level is the level precipitation is able to fall to in the form of snow, snow levels are determined by … Continue reading »

Warmer & Mostly Sunny Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A quiet and dry day is ahead with warmer temperatures than yesterday. Mostly sunny skies will bring afternoon highs into the lower 60′s across West Side Valleys later today. A weak front moving through the Northwest Wednesday will likely bring some cloud cover into Southern Oregon but the precipitation is going to … Continue reading »

Increasing Sun Today & Much Cooler

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A quick moving storm system moved through overnight. This brought rain, snow & wind to much of Southern Oregon but all of the precipitation came to an end just as quickly as it started. The storm is already passing to our south and east and gradual clearing will bring sun into the … Continue reading »

Quiet Weather Today & Mild

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will build into the Northwest today. This is going to keep temperatures very mild and bring quiet weather to our forecast area. Low lying clouds and fog will break and lead to mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. Temperatures will climb into the 50′s & 60′s for the second half … Continue reading »

Rain, Wind & Snow for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain and snow showers will develop today as moisture continues to stream into the Northwest. Winds will also stay high throughout much of Thursday, dying down tonight. Lightning has been reported in Curry County earlier this morning and along the Coos County coast as well. Isolated thunderstorms are in the forecast for … Continue reading »

Increasing Rain & Wind for Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Several fronts will move through Southern Oregon within the next 48 hours. This will bring scattered to widespread rain to all locations both Wednesday & Thursday. Temperatures are running very mild this morning, similar to where they normally would be for afternoon highs — and with winds out of the South, snow … Continue reading »

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