Late Season Storm Brings Rain & Snow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A late season storm system will bring rain, snow & wind to the region later today. A cold front will bring cold air into Northern California, keeping snow levels around 3,000′ by late afternoon and allowing for snow to fall over much of Siskiyou County into this evening. Periods of rain are … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Cause Medford Streets to Close

MEDFORD, Ore. — While cars were sliding down East Main Street, Jeremy Withrow and his friend stepped up to lend a push to those who needed it. About a quarter inch of ice built up and some cars were trying to take a chance and drive down the hill. The slick roads caused cars to … Continue reading »

ODOT Crews Ready for Winter Weather

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — Only a couple of inches of snow is expected to fall near the Siskiyou Summit early Saturday morning, but some plows are already mounted to some of the Oregon Department of Transportation’s big rigs. They’ll be in the second year of a program that will let them use salt to clear … Continue reading »

Woman’s Brother Survives Typhoon

[UPDATE: 11-12-13] NewsWatch12 received a call in the overnight hours that Debbie Dulcich’s brother has survived the massive storm. He was in the hard-hit area of Tacloban when the storm hit, but he and his wife were able to get on a plane out of the city to Manila. [PREVIOUS STORY] GRANTS PASS, Ore. – … Continue reading »

Rain & Wind Event Continues

Rain totals have exceeded 4″ and 5″ in some parts of the Coastline, and 3″ for parts of the Cascades and West Side. Medford has now seen the second wettest September in history, with the rain total for the month roughly 2.36.” The average precipitation value for the month of September is about a half … 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 »

Heavy Rain & Strong Winds

A storm system is moving in from our West this evening. This is going to bring heavy rain and strong winds to our region. It’s possible that a thunderstorm may develop along the Coast. If so, it could produce hail due to the cool air aloft and also strong winds. Many places have seen several … Continue reading »

Showers Tonight, Heavy at Times

Widespread rain showers are currently occurring over our viewing area. With winds out of the south, and a good moisture feed, showers will continue through this evening. There is the threat for an isolated thunderstorm, particularly in the higher terrain as a disturbance to our west pushes inland tonight. This is a cold pocket of … Continue reading »

Spring Storm Continues Today

Spring officially started at 4:02 this morning and with it we saw peak winds start to push in at the coast as the cold front approached; the strongest winds will be at and just ahead of the cold front and once the front passes winds will ease up a bit but still be quite breezy. … Continue reading »

Strong Spring Storm On Our Doorstep

A warm front will be bringing warm light rain this evening turning to more widespread heavier rain and gusty winds tonight and continue until the cold front passes tomorrow. Winds will be increasing during this evening as will rain with the heaviest precipitation at the coast from around 10 tonight until mid-morning tomorrow and lasting … Continue reading »

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