A Wet Start to St. Patrick’s Day

WEATHER DISCUSSION The ridge of high pressure that we’ve been under starting last week is finally starting to break down as a low pressure storm system moves in from the Northwest. A cold front associated with this system will usher in rains, snow and winds. Sunday will be the last day of dry weather before … 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 »

March Snow Survey Shows Record Low Level

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — Snow is on the ground at Mount Ashland, but not much of it. Officials completed this month’s snow survey and found the Siskiyous are about 10 percent of what’s normal. A snow survey “course” that typically takes skis, or at the very least, snowshoes, to get to, only took hiking boots … Continue reading »

Isolated Showers Today, Dry for Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures are getting off to a much cooler start this morning. This is following the rain & snow that fell last night, leading to slick & icy roads across the area — leave extra time for your commute. Tripcheck is reporting 3″ of new snowfall on the side of Siskiyou Summit & … Continue reading »

Valley Rain & Mountain Snow Tonight

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain showers have been developing this morning along the Coast and these showers are gradually making their way inland through Douglas County & Northern Jackson where they then run into the Cascades and turn to snow. Showers through much of today will mostly be at the Coast and along the Cascades, ahead … Continue reading »

Spotty Showers Today, More Tomorrow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A front moving through the Pacific Northwest this afternoon will bring rain & snow showers along & west of the Cascades today. Snow levels will start off around 4,000′ and rise to about 5,000′ this afternoon depending on your location. This will be snow showers for Crater Lake & Diamond Lake ..also … Continue reading »

Rain Returns On Monday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today was an absolutely gorgeous day! After the passage of the cold front last night rain and snow cleared out of the area. Clouds stuck around during the morning hours but as the day progressed, the sun showed itself. Even though the precipitation has stopped there is still a FLOOD WATCH in effect … Continue reading »

Rain and Winds Increase

WEATHER DISCUSSION The cold front has made its way onshore pushing the heaviest rain and strongest winds into our area. The coast and Northern California are getting the brunt right now. The valleys and the Basin will follow shortly. The satellite imagery is showing a break in the cloud coverage behind the cold front, therefore … Continue reading »

More Rain and Wind on the Way

WEATHER DISCUSSION Rain and wind are in the forecast tonight as a warm front approaches the area. Tropical moisture will be ushered in with these next few systems bringing with it plenty of heavy rain. After the warm front passes tonight, a weak cold front will move in right behind it on Friday morning, this … Continue reading »

1″-3″ of Rain Ahead for West Side

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Well round 1 has come to an end, leaving quite an imprint over the area. Over 4″ of rain has fallen at the Coast near Brookings and over 1″ in Medford. Much of the Basin saw measurable rain as well, with Klamath Falls picking up more than a half of an inch. … Continue reading »

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