Mainly Rain for the Showers Coming Up

WEATHER DISCUSSION A deep upper level low is slowly making its way northwest off the Northern Californian coast. As it does, the moisture that it’s pulling from the Pacific is creating quite a hazard for California. Even though the entire state is drought-stricken, the rainfall there is coming down too fast. When this happens, rain … Continue reading »

Showers Off & On Through Wednesday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Light rain made its way into northern California and southern Oregon Tuesday afternoon, and those showers will continue to move through the area Wednesday.  It’s all part of the low that’s just offshore to our south and west.  While this storm system is bringing some much needed rain to California, it is also … Continue reading »

Rain Moves in Tonight

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Fog has formed across many inland locations this morning, bringing poor visibilities. This is freezing fog for the Klamath Basin where temperatures are starting off near freezing. The fog will gradually lift into the afternoon but the clouds will stick around through tonight. Increasing mid and high level clouds will bring rain … Continue reading »

Showers Returning By Tuesday Evening

WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front brought light showers to the area early Monday, but as it stalled out to our north, it brought steady rainfall to places like North Bend.  Throughout the day on Monday, we saw mainly mostly cloudy skies, which will be the case to start the day on Tuesday. However, an area … Continue reading »

Showers Come & Go This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A warm front is lifting north across the state of Oregon. This brought rain showers west of the Cascades overnight and snow showers along the Cascades and in the Klamath Basin. Snow is blanketing parts of Highway 140 and also Highway 97 and holiday travels should drive with caution. Snow levels will … Continue reading »

Light Overnight and Morning Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cold front that moved south Saturday morning made its way down to Middle California by the end of Saturday and then stalled. It was waiting for the winds to shift back out of the south and move a new air mass right back in to our area. A warm front is now … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow Picks Up Overnight

WEATHER DISCUSSION I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! The stalled cold front is now picking up speed and sending in a decent amount of Pacific moisture to the region. The last 24 hours came with a large amount of rainfall at the coast allowing for a 24hr recording of 3.97″ in Port … Continue reading »

Rain Moving Through for Black Friday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The front that stalled out over Oregon yesterday will move south and east today. This will bring rain to most locations over the next 24 hours. Because of the cloud cover, temperatures across the board are starting off mild. However, we likely won’t see much of a warm up as this cold … Continue reading »

Rainy For Friday Shopping or Travel

WEATHER DISCUSSION Well, the front that was initially projected to move inland today has stalled out in the northern portion of our area and along the coast.  So far, locations just north of Brookings have seen over an inch of rainfall, but the rest of the area stayed dry for Turkey Day.  This will finally … Continue reading »

Winter Forecast

WINTER SPECIAL As meteorologists, when we talk about long term forecasting, we look at global changes in the weather pattern.  While there are several different types of these teleconnections, or oscillations, the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is one of the most influential for North America. In early November, the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) released … Continue reading »

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