Scorching Heat Expected This Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Summer weather is back and a high pressure ridge is building in. This is evident in the clear skies and warm temperatures that we had on Sunday. Temperatures were anywhere from 5-15 degrees warmer today than just 24 hours ago. The warm spot was at Brookings where a weak Chetco set up is … Continue reading »

Summer Weather is Back

WEATHER DISCUSSION After the rainfall and cloud coverage over the last few days, a high pressure pattern is moving back in. This will clear out the clouds and move in warmer air from the south. Right now, our upper level winds are in a zonal (west-to-east) flow bringing in a little bit of moisture. In … Continue reading »

One More Hot Day, Cooling by Week’s End

  WEATHER DISCUSSION One last day of hot temperatures will come today, before a cooler air mass slides into the Northwest. Clear skies will bring high temperatures into the mid 80′s over the West Side this afternoon & near 90 over Northern California. Another round of strong winds will develop as temperatures climb throughout the … Continue reading »

Sunny & Warm for your Thursday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Very inactive weather will settle into the West today. Sunny skies and warm temperatures are anticipated through early next week. There will be very few changes from one day to the next under this weather pattern. High temperatures look to be in the mid and upper 80′s for the valleys and low … Continue reading »

Quiet Finish to the Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather for the second half of the weekend will be very quiet. Skies are going to be sunny/mostly sunny and temperatures will trend slightly warmer than Saturday. The marine layer is expected to push further inland overnight, so expect morning clouds and areas of fog along the Coast and across the … Continue reading »

More Sun & Slightly Warmer Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A mostly dry day is ahead as sky conditions clear behind yesterday’s storm system. Gradual clearing will bring warmer afternoon temperatures than Monday. Areas of fog across West Side Valleys are likely this morning as well. Partly to mostly sunny skies will continue into Wednesday, with temperatures again trending a few degrees … Continue reading »

Cool-Down Begins Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The high pressure ridge that brought record breaking temperatures to the region this week, will begin breaking down today. This will mark the beginning of a cool-down into the weekend. By Sunday, high temperatures will be below normal for May. Today, skies will start off mostly sunny but increasing clouds will bring … Continue reading »

Climbing into the 80′s & 90′s This Week

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Ready for summer? Mother nature certainly is….High temperatures this week are climbing well above average. First, we have to make it through one last day of clouds. Morning temperatures are on the cooler side today, but afternoon temperatures will be 5-10 degrees warmer than Sunday. A warm front will continue streaming clouds … Continue reading »

A Very Warm Week Approaches

WEATHER DISCUSSION Sunday brought in light and isolated showers to the region. Moisture coming off the Pacific was in the form of puffy cumulus clouds. Orographic (mountain) uplift and weak instability caused most of the showers to occur in the foothills of the Cascades and in the high country. Snow levels started at 4,000′ and … Continue reading »

Season for Sunscreen

Medford, Ore. — When Spring starts, doctors say it is time to start thinking about sun protection. Dr. Barbara Sibley with Southern Oregon Pediatrics said it’s important to put sunscreen on your children whenever they are outside during the season.  That includes the overcast days. She said, “Our goal is that this next generation of … Continue reading »

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