Sunny and Warm Through the Work Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION This weekend’s cold front dropped temperatures down to the 80′s, but highs on Labor Day were much warmer.  Lots of sunshine sent temperatures into the lower 90′s in the Rogue Valley, and even along the coast in Brookings, highs were in the upper 80′s.  Warmer temperatures on the coast were due to the … Continue reading »

The Heat Continues For a Few More Days

WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures climbed into the upper 90′s on Tuesday afternoon.  The next couple of afternoons will also be toasty, but relief is in sight.  By the weekend, highs will drop back down into the middle 80′s. A ridge of high pressure has been building over the Pacific Northwest, which has helped afternoon temperatures reach values nearly … 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 »

Smoke Still Thick In Siskiyou County

WEATHER DISCUSSION High temperatures were several degrees cooler Friday than Thursday behind a cold front that passed early Friday morning.  We saw mostly sunny skies throughout southern Oregon, but in northern California, smoke impaired visibility in central Siskiyou County.  Air quality in Fort Jones and Etna has been reading in the “very unhealthy” category off … Continue reading »

Bringing Back the Sunshine

WEATHER DISCUSSION A large part of the work week was cloudy and dreary, but that has been changing over the last 24 hours.  The upper level low that brought showers, storms, and cooler temperatures has exited the region to the northeast, and in its place, sunshine has been slowly on the increase. The brief cool down … Continue reading »

Cooling a Bit For Friday

WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure has been in control over the past couple of days, and that meant mostly sunny skies for the first half of Thursday.  Throughout the afternoon, clouds started rolling in, and that will continue into the evening.   It’s a sign that the weather pattern is once again shifting, with another low pressure system poised … 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 »

Cold Morning but Mild Afternoon

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Very little changes have come today with the forecast since yesterday. The main weather headline is the cold temperatures in the overnight hours for the days to come. Morning temperatures will approach critical values for sensitive fruits and crops. The coldest temperatures will be in the mid and upper 20′s for portions … 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 »

Staying Beautiful Into Sunday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Today has been absolutely gorgeous as a ridge of high pressure is still sitting over us bringing dry conditions, warmer temperatures, and plenty of sunshine. We did start with a bit of fog, mainly in the valley locations; but as temperatures increased, the fog dissipated. As the temperatures overnight Sunday approach the dew … Continue reading »

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