Mt. Shasta Announces Season Open

MT. SHASTA, Calif. — Mt. Shasta Ski Park has announced their season opening following the recent snow across the area. The park plans to begin operating this upcoming Saturday, December 20th at 8am. Lifts will run from 9am through 4pm. Officials say three lifts will be running and 13 groomed trails will be available for … Continue reading »

Showers Today, Rain/Snow End of Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Showers will be ongoing for today with snow levels remaining fairly low. Early this morning snow levels will be near 3,500′ in southern Siskiyou County and around 4,000′ elsewhere. This afternoon snow levels will rise to 4,500.’ Any showers inland early in the day may be in the form of snow if … Continue reading »

Snow Tonight in Southern Siskiyou Co.

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Cloud cover overnight has cleared over Jackson County. This has allowed temperatures to drop into the mid 30’s in Medford, significantly cooler than Monday morning. It’s a chilly start for all inland locations with the chilly air mass still in place across the area. Snow levels will start off around 3,500′ this … Continue reading »

Low Snow Levels Bring Snow This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A showery weather pattern will be the story this week. There are no big storms on the horizon, but moisture does appear to consistently move into the area throughout the 7 day. Mostly cloudy skies are keeping temperatures mild this morning but the afternoon will remain cool with a cooler air mass … Continue reading »

Rain and Snow for your Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the quiet break for the weekend, the pattern is changing back to active for the next week. A small ridge of high pressure set up after the strong storm that worked its way in last week. This high pressure ride kept precipitation at bay and cleared us out slightly for Saturday. Now, … Continue reading »

Small Break Before More Rain and Snow

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday and Thursday’s storm system was one that we may not see for a while. In fact, the last time our region experienced a storm of that magnitude was well over 5 years ago. Not only did we receive heavy rain and snow at times, but the winds packed a huge punch. Now … Continue reading »

A Quiet Weekend With Cooler Temperatures

WEATHER DISCUSSION Friday brought a few more showers to the area, but for higher elevations, it also brought measurable snowfall.  Mount Ashland reported several inches at the base, with Mount Shasta seeing a few inches of fresh snow as well.  As far as rainfall amounts, most were less than a quarter of a inch, with … Continue reading »

Strong Storm to Bring Rain, Wind & Snow

MEDFORD, Ore. — A strong storm will bring heavy rain and strong winds to the region Wednesday through Thursday. Wind gusts could reach hurricane force along the Coast Range Mountains, while gusts near 50mph are anticipated across the Valley. The strongest winds will be this afternoon and evening through early Thursday. High wind warnings and … Continue reading »

Light Overnight Showers

WEATHER DISCUSSION Number two of a series of cold fronts is beginning to make its way into our forecast area. Two lines of showers a visible on the radar. One over mountains from Douglas to Modoc County, and a stronger line along the coast. This is a relatively weak front and is expected to break … Continue reading »

Nothing Shy About This Cold Front

WEATHER DISCUSSION The frontal boundary is still offshore, but we are getting a front row seat of the showers it is pushing in. Rain began falling at the coast around 3:00 p.m. as the boundary headed towards the coast. As of 10:00 p.m. Friday, all regions are getting some form of precipitation. The showers will last … Continue reading »

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