Heat Impacts Fuels, Not Danger Level

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Tuesday, temperatures hit triple digits, but the fire danger level remains at high. Despite no change to the fire danger level, Oregon Department of Forestry officials said days like Tuesday have an impact on the plants that have hung on until now. O.D.F. officials said July is typically troublesome because of … Continue reading »

Triple Digit Highs & Isolated T-Storms

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A heat wave officially begins today for much of the region. Clear skies and quiet weather will bring temperatures well into the 90′s later today across West Side Valleys and the triple digits by tomorrow! In fact, much of the week we will stay in the 90′s. Tuesday the heat is peaking … Continue reading »

Rain Tapers Off Throughout Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION We’ll have more rain today, but it won’t be as consistent as Wednesday. Skies will be mostly cloudy in the morning and partly cloudy in the afternoon, with rain showers tapering off gradually throughout the day. High temperatures will once again stay on the cooler side. Rainfall totals within the past 24 … Continue reading »

Signs of Rain Right on the Horizon!

  WEATHER DISCUSSION One last day of quiet weather and warm temperatures is ahead. We had rain and thunderstorms move through the Klamath Basin overnight. This brought some lightning to Lake County and some clouds still linger in this area, but elsewhere is it mostly clear. Mostly sunny skies will turn partly sunny by mid … Continue reading »

Cooler Today, Hot for the Weekend

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A cold front is sweeping through the Northwest today, bumping down high temperatures a bit from yesterday. Still, it will be a warm afternoon with a good deal of sun. Low lying clouds are hugging the coastline and blanketing much of Josephine County and the Cascades. Low lying clouds will burn off … Continue reading »

Breaking the 90 Degree Mark Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will shift further inland today, allowing high temperatures to climb even more so than yesterday. We’ll trend 2-5 degrees warmer throughout the day. The latest pollen counts are reading low for trees, grasses and weeds. The marine layer will be present along the coast early Thursday before receding west by … Continue reading »

Still Cool Today, Warming up Tomorrow

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A cooler air mass will stay in place today over the Northwest. This will keep high temperatures below average and similar to yesterday. There are some areas of fog based off of current conditions and webcams. Siskiyou Summit is starting off with pretty thick fog and Mt. Sexton has been reporting a … Continue reading »

Light & Isolated Showers Later Today

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The fire danger level in Jackson & Josephine Counties has climbed to high today. You can find a list of the new restrictions here. A weather disturbance to our north and west will bring light and scattered showers to Southern Oregon later today. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny. These showers … Continue reading »

Nice Weather for Father’s Day

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy overnight and another round of cool temperatures is likely east of the Cascades by Sunday morning. Patchy frost in the Basin will only be around for a couple hours as mostly sunny skies warm temperatures. A cooler air mass is in place across the Northwest … Continue reading »

Light & Isolated Showers for your Friday

  WEATHER DISCUSSION A much cooler air mass has settled into the Northwest today. Temperatures will trend even cooler than Thursday and actually below¬†average for the first time in quite a while. Highs will be in the 50′s and 60′s east of the Cascades and the 60′s and 70′s across the West Side. Skies will … Continue reading »

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