Clouds Go Away, to Bring Us a Sunny Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Last weekend’s showers were a relief from the long period of dry, sunny weather. However, the relief was brief. We get back to high pressure and sunny skies starting today. Showers have littered the forecast region due to a weak low pressure center situated over eastern Oregon. The system worked in … Continue reading »

A Few Sprinkles, Then Staying Sunny

WEATHER DISCUSSION Sunday brought abundant sunshine to the region, and while we will see plenty of sunshine next week, overnight tonight into Monday morning will be a bit different.  An area of low pressure is going to skirt the coast early Monday morning, bumping up cloud cover and bringing a few showers to mainly coastal locations.  … Continue reading »

A Dry and Sunny Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain, snow, hail, and wind made up the forecast for Friday. A cold pool of air moved overhead allowing for instability to strengthen. This, along with daytime heating allowed for pop-up storms to form and strengthen through the day. Hail was reported in Grants Pass and Medford, among other places. The showers dissipated over the evening … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow Wind Down Saturday Afternoon

WEATHER DISCUSSION We saw intermittent rain and snow showers both ahead and behind a cold front that passed Friday morning.  New snowfall amounts have been between 3 and 4 inches, with more expected through the overnight hours.  Rainfall totals have been highest along the coast, with more than an inch recorded in 24 hours in … Continue reading »

Light Rain and Snow Today

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front has been pushing through the area today allowing for showers to pick up across the region. Snow levels started low, near about 5,000′ and will be lowering dramatically through Saturday. Levels will bottom out near 4,500′ for the Cascades, 3,500′ for the Siskiyous, and 3,400′ for the Basin. Snow … Continue reading »

Winter Weather & Rain Through Friday PM

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a fairly significant dry spell, we are now seeing measurable rain and snow entering the area.  Rainfall amounts won’t be significant, but for the high terrain, snowfall totals could top 12 inches along the highest peaks.  Since this is quite a change from the type of weather we’ve been seeing over the … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow Back in the Forecast

  WEATHER DISCUSSION After weeks of dry, sunny, and warm weather, we get a small relief. Rain and snow will return to the forecast for this weekend. High pressure out in the middle Pacific will allow for a series of moisture waves to slide down the “right arm,” into our area. The last few months, … Continue reading »

A Bit of Rain & Snow on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION A few high clouds moving through today signaled a change that’s on the way.  We’ll see a storm system drift southward over the next 24 hours, bringing a round of showers to the valleys and a few inches of snow to the mountains.  Temperatures will also drop a little bit with the cold front … Continue reading »

Valley Rain & Mtn. Snow for End of Week

    WEATHER DISCUSSION ***For those who didn’t catch the morning newscasts or the end of the video above …today will be my last day at KDRV. I have accepted a job with WRGB, the CBS affiliate in Albany, NY. I’d like to thank all of our viewers for the overwhelming support since I’ve been … Continue reading »

One More Sunny & Quiet Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday morning, temperatures will still be chilly, but not quite as cold as what we saw Tuesday morning.  Lows were in the lower teens in the Klamath Basin and middle 20’s for the Rogue Valley, and just as cold in northern California.  Although we started out about ten degrees below average, afternoon highs … Continue reading »

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