Round Two Of Wind & Rain Comes Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the title suggests, we are waiting for the second round of strong wind and heavy rain to move through Thursday.  Round one came Wednesday, bringing gusts over 80 mph to the coast near Port Orford and in the high terrain along the state line.  Although the winds died down Wednesday evening, the … Continue reading »

Next System Arriving Friday PM

WEATHER DISCUSSION Thursday morning began with dense fog all along the I-5 corridor.  At times, visibility was less than a quarter of a mile in the Rogue Valley.  Finally by the afternoon, the fog began to lift and we saw a peek of blue sky .  Along the coast, showers continued off and on, but … Continue reading »

Showers Will Subside, But Only Briefly

WEATHER DISCUSSION An area of low pressure has continued to slowly drag northwards along the coast of northern California Wednesday afternoon and evening.  As expected, it brought measurable rainfall to Siskiyou County and the coast, but rainfall amounts were much lower inland.  For comparison, Mount Shasta City saw nearly an inch of rain Wednesday, where locations … 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 »

High Pressure Takes Hold…For Now

WEATHER DISCUSSION We saw an active pattern towards the end of last week, bringing rain and some higher elevation snow.  Conditions started to improve by Sunday as high pressure began to build in, meaning a more stable, quiet pattern is on the way.  The next couple of days will be relatively inactive, but that will … Continue reading »

Another Weak System Moves In Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Wednesday was showery and breezy, but we will start to see a bit of a lull in the rainfall activity tonight.   We are still in midst of a fairly wet time frame, as showers (or snow for higher elevations) are in the forecast every day throughout the extended period.  The next system won’t … Continue reading »

Fall Shows Up Right On Time

WEATHER DISCUSSION The first full day of fall is Tuesday, and cooler temperatures will follow close behind.  A dynamic storm system currently positioned offshore is a sign of how the summer weather pattern is evolving into a more autumnal flow.  Not only will this system bring gusty winds ahead of and while it’s moving through, … Continue reading »

Potent Storm Moving in Tomorrow

Severe weather has again moved through the heart of our country, bringing devastation to another town near Oklahoma City, OK. This time, it was the densely populated suburb of Moore, a city that has seen weather of this nature before. In 1999 an EF-5 tornado struck the town, with wind speeds in excess of 200mph. … Continue reading »

One More Day of Beautiful Weather

Weak high pressure will slowly shift eastward through tomorrow, but for the day sunny skies will prevail.  Temperatures will warm to the low 60’s in the Rogue Valley. By tomorrow evening, increasing clouds will push ashore from our west. A strong cold front will bring strong winds, heavy rain & mountain snow through Thursday. Precipitation … Continue reading »

Showers This Evening

Showers are expected this evening across the region as a disturbance moves in from our North. Snow levels will be dropping to 1,500′ in some locations so it’s quite possible some areas in the Rogue Valley may have a dusting in the morning. Any snow showers that do develop and move through will bring very … Continue reading »

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