Right Back into an Active Pattern

WEATHER DISCUSSION Before the weekend arrived, models were suggesting that we would be getting a dominant ridge of high pressure and there was no end in sight. With high pressure, comes calm conditions with sunny skies. However, as is typical with forecast models. anything past a few days will likely change. So the monotonous days … Continue reading »

Air Quality Good, For Now

WEATHER DISCUSSION Light winds out of the southeast kept smoke in Josephine and Curry Counties overnight. The Rogue Valley, the Cascades and the Basin will all see smoke, but not until the winds move out of the south. Current models have both upper level and surface winds out of the south at about 11 a.m. … Continue reading »

Much Warmer This Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Fall is almost here but Summer will try to give us another punch before it’s done. High pressure moved into the region allowing for a thermal trough situation to set up. ┬áThe trough sat at the coast yesterday, which kept winds flowing offshore and warmed up the coast significantly. Brookings hit 94 degrees … Continue reading »

Clear, but Warming Up Into the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Dominant region of high pressure over the Pacific creating clear conditions across the region. This feature, along with the thermal trough that has formed at the coast is allowing for temperatures to rise quite a bit. Thursday, temperatures were up an average of 5-10 degrees from just 24-hours ago. The extreme being Brookings. … Continue reading »

Looking Good For Labor Day Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front that passed through the region overnight is bringing in cooler air from the arctic region. This will allow for our temperatures to remain 5-10 degrees cooler throughout the day. A much welcome change from the heat throughout the week. We’ll only reach the 60’s in the mountains, 70’s in the … Continue reading »

Offshore Winds Warm Up the Coast

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The weather continues to remain inactive this week. An offshore wind weather pattern will set up the next 48 hours keeping coastal communities mild through Tuesday night. Temperatures will easily climb into the 70’s and 80’s here. Unfortunately offshore winds drop the moisture content in the air across inland locations. Between low … Continue reading »

Quiet, Cooler & Pleasant Today!

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A quiet day is ahead as high pressure begins building into the West today. A new and cooler air mass will keep temperatures below average today — in the 70’s and 80’s. Thursday will be feeling more like spring than summer! This won’t last long though, so enjoy it for what it’s … 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 »

Sunny Skies for the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION Clouds have been increasing throughout the day ahead of a weak cold front that will enter the area later this afternoon. A line of moisture is also accompanying this system and moved onshore Friday morning. There is an unstable air mass associated with this system which has been setting up the chance for … Continue reading »

Quiet For the Rest of the Weekend

WEATHER DISCUSSION After a morning and an afternoon of scattered showers, conditions are finally starting to calm down. A small upper level disturbance moved into the area Thursday afternoon allowing for some showers to fall along the coast and the Northern Cascades. These showers did not hang around for too long as most had dissipated … Continue reading »

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