Freezing Temperatures Overnight

WEATHER DISCUSSION First Day of Spring With the mild winter that we’ve experienced this year, orchards are seeing early blossoms on their fruit trees. Cooler air has moved in to the area and could affect these crops. A lack of cloud coverage and a cold pool of air sitting over our area will combine to … Continue reading »

Cooler Temperatures This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A quick-moving storm moved out of the area early Monday morning. This system dropped up to an inch of rain along the coast and valleys and up to a half an inch in Northern California. Snow levels dropped down to 3,000′ in the Cascades and areas above 4,500′ saw … Continue reading »

More Sun & Spring-Like Weather

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure remains in control of our weather and plenty of sun is on the way again today. High temperatures on Wednesday made it into the 70′s west of the Cascades and this will likely happen again this afternoon. High & thin cirrus clouds will be moving in from the North & … Continue reading »

High Pressure Sticking Around

WEATHER DISCUSSION The ridge of high pressure is still sitting over our area and keeping weather conditions mostly the same. This includes: sunny skies, few clouds, and large temperature fluctuations. Thursday morning started out in the 40′s along the coast, and the further you moved inland, temperatures dropped to the upper 20′s. Then, as temperatures … Continue reading »

Warm Again Today, Plenty of Sun

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Another round of sun is in store for today. High temperatures will be climbing well above average for the afternoon, approaching 70 degrees over much of the West Side. The forecasted high in Medford is in fact 70 later today. Patchy morning fog and the typical low lying clouds that form in … Continue reading »

High Pressure Brings Dry Weather

WEATHER DISCUSSION A dominant ridge of high pressure has settled in to our area after the weekend of active weather. High pressure acts to keep clouds from forming, therefore, precipitation doesn’t get a chance to form. With the lack of cloud coverage, temperatures have a chance to fluctuate more than normal. When clouds are not … Continue reading »

More Rain Coming Up

WEATHER DISCUSSION Light rain is what most areas saw Monday as a weak cold front pushed onshore. This activity will pick up a bit into Monday night. As we get into the overnight hours the rain will begin to decrease. We have a little bit of high pressure that will move into the area on … Continue reading »

Sunny Weekend, Showers Next Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION A weak cold front brought very light showers early this morning only picking up a few hundredths of an inch in a few spots. Dry conditions have returned and will be the story through the weekend. Due to a relatively warm morning and sunny skies today temperatures were closer to record highs than … Continue reading »

Another Front Brings Showers Wednesday

Skies will clear into Wednesday morning, allowing for temperatures to drop quickly through the overnight hours. A frost advisory is in effect for Northern California where morning lows will be in the mid and upper 30′s Wednesday. Across the Klamath Basin temperatures will be below freezing in many locations. These temperatures are below normal and … Continue reading »

The Heat Persists Friday

An area of low pressure just to our east is going to continue feeding in moisture from the tropics to parts of the Klamath Basin and Siskiyou County today. Showers and thunderstorms will again develop by late afternoon with the help of the strong sun and daytime heating. High temperatures will remain well above average … Continue reading »

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